Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion launches its Fall 2002 Community Programs: museum exhibitions, continuing legal education, lectures, courses, outreach and study sessions, as well as extensive adult education courses.
September 9, 2002-July 3, 2003
Rebirth After the Holocaust: The Bergn-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950 Upon the British Army's liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on April 15, 1945, the uprooted and homeless Jewish survivors emerged with a boundless determination to rebuild their lives.
September 9, 2002-January 10, 2003
Leonard Nimoy: Shekhina
Leonard Nimoy's evocative photographs express an artist's search for the essence of the Shekhina.
September 9, 2002- January 10, 2003
Archetype/Anonymous: Biblical Women in Contemporary Art
Seventeen contemporary artists depict biblical women from the time of Creation in Genesis to the 7th century BCE.
October 2, October 23, November 6, 5:30-7:30 PM
Continuing Legal Education, Legal Ethics in Jewish and American Law
Professor Russell G. Pearce compares and contrasts secular and Jewish perspectives on the lawyer's role. Topics include: The Lawyer in Jewish Tradition, Confidentiality and Conflicts, Counseling Clients and Pro Bono.
October 16, November 13, December 11 6:00 PM
The Archaeology of Jerusalem
Professor Jodi Magness presents 3 illustrated lectures: Biblical Jerusalem, Jerusalem in the Time of Herod the Great, Roman Jerusalem (Aelia Capitolina).
Sunday, November 24, 1:00-9:30 PM
Conference, Dr. Eric Werner (1901-1988): Building Sacred Bridges
Eric Werner was an eminent scholar, teacher, and composer who opened new doors in the research of Jewish music. The conference will conclude with a concert entitled "A Voice Still Heard."
Beginning October 1
New York Kollel Courses
Hebrew Courses: Biblical and Prayerbook, Beginning, Beginning Intensive, Intermediate, Advanced, Scholars' Circle, Rabbinic Hebrew, Varieties of Rabbinic Texts, Modern Text Courses: Parashat Ha-Shavua: The Weekly Torah Portion, The Jewish Sampler, The Jewish Bookshelf, Introduction to the Bible, In Search of a Usable Jewish Theology, Introduction to Liturgy, David, Genesis as Poetry: What The Two Biblical Creation Texts Tell Us
Beginning October 2
School of Education Gateways for Learning: Continuing Education & Certification in Adult and Jewish Family Education, Changing Faces in the Mirror: the Evolution of the American Jewish Family Rabbi Richard F. Address teaches a three-part course.
For more information about Kollel programs, please call 212.824.2293.