Open Learning

Jewish Thought

April 2024
Apr 02
Apr 02, 2024

Join Rabbi Mark Goodman for part 2 on the concept of God, life and death, mitzvot and prayer, the meaning of Torah, and more. In part 2 of this course, …

Part 2, What Do Jews Think of God? A Class in Jewish Theology Read More »

Apr 25
Apr 25, 2024

AJU President Jeffrey Herbst and Greg Treverton, discuss Israel's security and American foreign policy following October 7.The Hamas attacks on October 7 and the subsequent war in Gaza upended political …

The Geopolitics of the Greater Middle East after October 7 Read More »

Free
May 2024
May 07
May 07, 2024

Join Mark Oppenheimer on a journey through the history of antisemitism on college campuses from the 1920s to today. We are delighted to offer this class for free. But to …

Jews and Antisemitism on Campus: A Century of Discord Read More »

Free
May 07
May 07, 2024
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Los Angeles, CA 90035 United States

A transformative dialogue with Rabbi Shai Held on recovering the heart of Jewish life. Join three distinguished rabbinical voices in a captivating conversation about the profound insights in Shai Held's …

Judaism Is About Love with Rabbi Shai Held Read More »

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May 20
May 20, 2024

Examine the recent actions, regional ambitions, and strategic implications of Tehran's aggressive expansion and its threat to Israel. This is part 2 of our 7-part series. Tehran not only dominates …

MEF & AJU Present: Israel’s 7 Fronts – Gaza Read More »

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May 22
May 22, 2024

Judaism teaches us to anticipate that our life is finite. Prepare an end of life “to do” list with Cedars-Sinai’s Senior Rabbi. From hospice care to spiritual preparation for death, …

Planning for Peace of Mind: Feel Empowered with Advance Directives Read More »

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June 2024
Jun 03
Jun 03, 2024

Examine the recent actions, regional ambitions, and strategic implications of Tehran's aggressive expansion and its threat to Israel. This is part 3 of our 7-part series. Tehran not only dominates …

MEF & AJU Present: Israel’s 7 Fronts – The West Bank Read More »

Free
Jun 03
Jun 03, 2024

How do we find the divine in the face of unimaginable tragedy? Join Michael Berenbaum in 4 weeks of exploration into this profound question. We are delighted to offer this …

Where Was God During the Holocaust? Read More »

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