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August 2020

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

Wednesday, August 5 @ 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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Tu B’Av: Queer Jewish Love Poems

Wednesday, August 5 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate Tu B’Av, the “Jewish Valentine’s Day,” with Moishe House Pittsburgh as we read a few of our favorite queer Jewish poems about love and discuss what love means to us in this day and age.

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CWB “Murer: Anatomy of a Trial” Post-Film Discussion with Film Director and Producer

Thursday, August 6 @ 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 "Murer: Anatomy of a Trial" and engage in a post-film discussion with the film director, Christian Frosch, and film producer, Viktoria Salcher. CWB scholar Avi Ben-Hur…

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Daf Yomi Pittsburgh Siyyum

Monday, August 10 @ 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Please join us for a celebration of the completion of Talmud tractate Shabbat for those who have studied Daf Yomi (a daily page of Talmud). We will learn parts of the tractate together, and close with ritual and prayers for the occasion. All are welcome.

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

Wednesday, August 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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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November 2020

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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