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8th Grade: Jewish Comics and Identity

Taught by Alex Lyon, Youth Education Program Director

Did you know that Jews created the first American comic books and graphic novels? Join us as we explore the Jewish history of American comic books and learn how word and image are the perfect medium for exploring identity. You'll even work on a comic book project of your own!

9th Grade: Jewish Leaders from Sinai to San Francisco - Jewish Leadership

Taught by Rabbi Sarah Weissman, Associate Rabbi

The 9th grade will continue to discuss what leadership is while evaluating past and present Jewish leaders. For example one class we will compare Esther from Tanakh with HAIM the latest Jewish female music group and evaluate how their leadership skills emerge. We will match unlikely past and present Jewish leaders and see how they display leadership.

10th Grade: Choice Through Knowledge: Reform Judaism 2021

Taught by Rabbi Jeremy Morrison, Senior Rabbi

The guiding principle of Reform Judaism is that we are empowered to make choices about our Jewish practice based on our knowledge of Jewish texts, history, and law. So what is Reform Judaism? Where does it come from? And why be a Reform Jew in the 21st Century? We’ll explore these, and other questions, in this 5-session course.

11th and 12th Grade: Prophets — Who Were They, What Can They Teach Us?

Taught by Rabbi Jon Prosnit, Associate Rabbi & Sarah Lauing, Director of Learning & Educational Innovation

11th and 12th grade will explore the Prophets and the Prophetic Voice in Judaism. We'll look at a few of the biblical prophets as well as talk about how the Prophets help inspire Jewish commitment to social justice and tikkun olam — repairing the world.

Mon, January 18 2021 5 Sh'vat 5781