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August 2020

The Golan Heights

Monday, August 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

Learn about the heroic history of the Golan Heights, focusing on 1967, 1973 as well as swinging the lens back to ancient times.

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CWB Weekly Book Discussion of “How to Be an Antiracist”

Wednesday, August 12 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, August 27, 2020

The book discussions will be offered weekly on Wednesdays at 4pm on Zoom. RSVP each week to receive the link. Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system that creates false hierarchies of human value; its warped logic extends beyond race, from the way we regard people of different ethnicities or…

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CWB Weekly Book Discussion of “How to Be an Antiracist”

Wednesday, August 19 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, August 27, 2020

The book discussions will be offered weekly on Wednesdays at 4pm on Zoom. RSVP each week to receive the link. Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system that creates false hierarchies of human value; its warped logic extends beyond race, from the way we regard people of different ethnicities or…

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“There Are No Lions in Tel Aviv” Post-Film Discussion with Film Director Duki Dror

Thursday, August 20 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

RSVP to receive a link to the film. The post-film discussion will be offered on Zoom. The link to the film and the Zoom instructions will be sent out approximately one week before the discussion. Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with Rodef Shalom Congregation, is excited to offer the opportunity to watch the film "There Are No Lions in Tel Aviv" and engage in a post-film discussion with the film director, Duki Dror. CWB scholar Avi Ben-Hur will open the…

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CWB Weekly Book Discussion of “How to Be an Antiracist”

Wednesday, August 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, August 27, 2020

The book discussions will be offered weekly on Wednesdays at 4pm on Zoom. RSVP each week to receive the link. Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system that creates false hierarchies of human value; its warped logic extends beyond race, from the way we regard people of different ethnicities or…

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September 2020

“Operation Wedding” Post-Film Discussion with Film Director Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov

Thursday, September 3 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

RSVP to receive a link to the film. The post-film discussion will be offered on Zoom. The link to the film and the Zoom instructions will be sent out approximately one week before the discussion. Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with Rodef Shalom Congregation, is excited to offer the opportunity to watch the film "Operation Wedding" and engage in a post-film discussion with the film director, Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov. CWB scholar Avi Ben-Hur will open the discussion. Leningrad, 1970. A group…

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CWB Online Fundraiser

Thursday, September 10 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

More info coming soon.

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Unetaneh Tokef – Who by Fire?

Monday, September 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

Learn about the power of one song to change a country. In light of the Yom Kippur War, deep disturbing questions penetrated the Israeli psyche; and Kibbutz Beit Hashita became the site from which a deep reflective existential journey developed. Being that the words of the song are taken from the High Holiday Liturgy, this session is very timely for the week before Rosh Hashana.

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October 2020

Visions of Redemption

Monday, October 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

Take a virtual tour of the ancient dreamers of Tzfat and the rebellious visionaries of the Kibbutz movement.

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Discussion with Daniel Lee, author of “The S.S. Officer’s Armchair”

Sunday, October 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

This lecture will be offered on Zoom. RSVP to receive to link. Classrooms Without Borders is honored to bring Daniel Lee, author of the book "The S.S. Officer's Armchair," to our community of educators and learners. Based on documents discovered concealed within a simple chair for seventy years, "The S.S. Officer's Armchair" is a gripping investigation into the life of a single S.S. officer during World War Two that encapsulates the tragic experience of a generation of Europeans. One night…

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November 2020

CWB Annual Fundraising Event

Wednesday, November 4
Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Come celebrate with CWB as we kick off our 10th year of opening minds and hearts through learning experiences that transform education and empower educators and students to create a more tolerant and peaceful future.

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Lecture with David Marwell, author of “Mengele: Unmasking the ‘Angel of Death'”

Sunday, November 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This lecture will be offered on Zoom. RSVP to receive to link. Classrooms Without Borders is honored to bring David G. Marwell, author of the book "Mengele: Unmasking the 'Angel of Death,'" to our community of educators and learners. "Mengele" is a gripping biography of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. Perhaps the most notorious war criminal of all time, Josef Mengele was the embodiment of bloodless efficiency and passionate devotion…

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When the Baron, the King, and the Astronaut Meet

Monday, November 9 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

Take a virtual tour of the coast of Israel with a focus on Caeserea and Zichron Yaakov; and a jump to the Negev Desert too.

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December 2020

In the Footsteps of the Maccabees

Monday, December 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

This virtual tour will take us in the footsteps of the Maccabean rebellion from Modi’in to Gush Etzion; through the Judean Lowlands and onto Jerusalem.

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April 2021

CWB 10-year anniversary event

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Hold for CWB 10-year anniversary event

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June 2021

CWB 10-year anniversary celebration

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - Thursday, June 3, 2021

Hold for CWB 10-year anniversary event

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