Adult Jewish Learning

Current & Upcoming

Torah Conversations – An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller

Jan 21, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

Torah Conversations – An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM Starting December 3, 2020 Use this Zoom link to join the weekly class:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84578183576 We will not be able to admit late arrivals to the meetings. To join the study group email list and to get schedule updates, contact Diane…

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Broadway Backstage – a 4-session series

Jan 21, 2021 4:00PM

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BROADWAY BACKSTAGE Four Thursday sessions on Zoom – January 7, 14, 21, 28 4:00-5:30 PM EST Let JCC Program Director & Broadway/opera instructor James Sokol sneak you in the Stage Door to go “backstage” on Broadway! Meet special guest theater professionals – who bring unique expertise, experiences & insights to the discussion – at our…

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Anti-Semitism and the European Novel

Jan 24, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

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Sundays, January 10, 17, 24, 31 | 10 AM Taught by Professor Sanford Freedman, this course studies Charles Dickens’ character Fagin in OLIVER TWIST as a literary case study of anti-Semitism in Victorian England, placing it within Dickens’ own correspondences with various Jewish figures concerning the representation of Jews in his works. This 19th century…

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Sensational Seville – a 4-session online series

Jan 25, 2021 2:00PM

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SENSATIONAL SEVILLE Four Monday sessions on Zoom – January 4, 11, 18, 25 2:00-3:15 PM (EST) Presented by the JCA as part of the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance Would you still like to travel? Now you can without leaving your home – just stay still! Let us whisk you away for an “armchair…

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Why Moses’ Experiences in Leadership are Still Relevant

Jan 26, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

Why Moses’ Experiences in Leadership are Still Relevant A 6-session online course with Ellie Miller Tuesday mornings, Jan. 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 10:00-11:15 AM Advanced registration required by Tuesday, Jan. 5 to receive the Zoom link. Six student minimum will be needed to run the class. Suggested tuition: $72 How did Moses’…

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Digital Resources from the USM Judaica Collection – Online Lunch & Learn

Jan 27, 2021 12:00PM—1:00PM

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Digital Resources from the USM Judaica Collection – Online Lunch & Learn A free presentation from USM & the JCA Co-sponsored by Congregation Bet Ha’am, Temple Beth El, Shaarey Tphiloh and the Maine Jewish Museum Weds. January 27th at 12 noon Explore the rich archive of historical photographs, documents and materials available digitally through USM’s…

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American Jewish History course with Anna Wrobel – Part II

Jan 27, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

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AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY CLASS – Part II A 4-session online course with Anna Wrobel Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27 10 – 11 AM Advanced registration required by Weds. Dec. 30th – https://mainejewish.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=73514&. Registered students will receive the Zoom class link on Monday, January 4th. Suggested tuition: $50 This course examines American Jewish history in…

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Torah Conversations – An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller

Jan 28, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

Torah Conversations – An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM Starting December 3, 2020 Use this Zoom link to join the weekly class:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84578183576 We will not be able to admit late arrivals to the meetings. To join the study group email list and to get schedule updates, contact Diane…

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Broadway Backstage – a 4-session series

Jan 28, 2021 4:00PM

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BROADWAY BACKSTAGE Four Thursday sessions on Zoom – January 7, 14, 21, 28 4:00-5:30 PM EST Let JCC Program Director & Broadway/opera instructor James Sokol sneak you in the Stage Door to go “backstage” on Broadway! Meet special guest theater professionals – who bring unique expertise, experiences & insights to the discussion – at our…

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Judaism for the Curious

Jan 28, 2021 7:00PM

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14 sessions – Thursdays | January 28-May 6 | 7-8pm There is a Talmudic tale: A person came up to the first century sage, Rabbi Hillel, and asked to convert to Judaism on the condition that Hillel could teach them the entire Torah as they stood on one foot. So Hillel taught them: “”That which…

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