Adult Education

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Torah Study and Shabbat Morning Services
–Torah Study only, Saturdays, 10-11:30 AM:  March 2, 30, April 6, June 8
–Saturday, May 4, 9:15 AM: at Congregation Emanu El, Redlands, followed by a Shabbat service

–Bat Mitzvah (all are invited): Saturday, May 11, 10 AM
–Service Only: Saturday, April 20, 10 AM

Special Services

Movement , Meditation and Prayers: Saturday, March 16, 10:00 AM. No previous experience necessary.
Wine and Cheese Shabbat: Friday, March 22, 7:30 PM
Community Seder, preceded by a special session about our spiritual and other journeys, with Rabbi Jill Zimmerman: April 20, 4 PM
Yom HaShoah, service and program with Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and her mother, Rita, authors of Bending Toward the Sun, a Holocaust memoir: May 1, 5 PM

Guest Lectures and Screenings

–“Above and Beyond,” documentary film about the Israeli Air Force, in honor of Oscar Weingart: Thursday, March 28, 7 PM
— Dan Berns
tein, former columnist for The Press Enterprise, discusses his new book, Justice in Plain Sight: How a Small-Town Newspaper and Its Unlikely Lawyer Opened America’s Courtrooms: Saturday, April 27, 2:00 PM

JEWS AND THE LAW: 3 Special Sessions
Famous Jewish Trials: Mendel Beilis,, Leo Frank, the Rosenbergs, and the Holocaust on trial, i.e., Deborah Lipstadt, with Dr. Irwin Wall, UCR History Professor Emeritus: Thursday, March 14, 7:00 PM
A Gangster’s Daughter: Mystery writer Marcia Rosen will talk about growing up with gangsters. In her second series, the main characters are Jewish; Zero the Bookie is a version of her dad; other characters are based on his associates, men such as Doc, The Gimp, Johnny the Jig, and Fat Lawyer. Included will be stories about Jewish gangsters in America since the early 20th century: Sunday, March 31, 2:00 PM
A Jew in Prison: Evie Litwok, a formerly incarcerated Jewish woman, daughter of a Holocaust survivor, and founder and director of Witness to Mass Incarceration, talks about life behind bars and in solitary confinement, particularly for an older person: Sunday, April 7, 2:00 PM