Ta Sh'ma (Come and Hear): Day of Learning and Open House
Monday, Nov 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Hebrew College



Experience the vibrant pluralistic communities of Hebrew College's pioneering rabbinical, cantorial and rav-hazzan programs. Join with students and faculty for an inspriring day of learning, conversation, music and prayer. Learn with Hebrew College faculty, including Rabbinical School Dean Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld and Rabbi Arthur Green, School of Jewish Music Dean Cantor Dr. Brian Mayer and Cantor Jeff Klepper. Pray and learn alongside students. Experience what it is like to be a part of our supportive and joyous community. All food is provided. Home hospitality and travel stipends available. 

If All the Seas Were Ink: A Presentation by Author Ilana Kurshan
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 - 8:30pm
Beit Midrash, Hebrew College
Free



Ilana Kurshan is the author of If All the Seas Were Ink (2017). At the age of 27, alone in Jerusalem in the wake of a painful divorce, Ilana Kurshan joined the world’s largest book club, learning daf yomi, Hebrew for “daily page” of the Talmud, a book of rabbinic teachings spanning about 600 years and the basis for all codes of Jewish law. A runner, a reader and a romantic, Kurshan adapted to its pace, attuned her ear to its poetry, and discovered her passions in its pages. Her memoir is a tale of heartache and humor, of love and loss, of marriage and motherhood, and of learning to put one foot in front of the other. Kurshan has translated books of Jewish interest by Ruth Calderon, Benjamin Lau, and Micah Goodman, as well as novels, short stories, and children’s picture books. Her book Why Is This Night Different From Other Nights was published by Schocken in 2005. She is a regular contributor to Lilith Magazine and her writing has appeared in The Forward, The World Jewish Digest, Hadassah, Nashim, Zeek, Kveller, and Tablet. Kurshan is a graduate of Harvard University and Cambridge University. 

Madlik: Illuminating the World - A Celebration of Learning and Leadership
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
Hebrew College | 160 Herrick Rd. Newton Centre, MA


Admission $36 | Students $18

The Rabbinical School of Hebrew College invites you to a joyful evening of study, story and song to celebrate its impact in Greater Boston and Beyond. Join us in our own at Hebrew College to experience the of Torah that animates the Rabbinical School, inspires its students and alumni and envlivens the wonderful communities they serve.

Early Childhood Institute Conference: People of the Book
Monday, Dec 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Hebrew College


 

Dec. 11-12, 2017| Monday 3-7 pm | Tuesday 8:30am-3:15 pm | Optional: Tuesday 3:30-4:30 Reflection.

The Early Childhood Institute at Hebrew College will hold its Eighth Annual Early Childhood Jewish Education Conference on Monday-Tuesday, December 11 and 12, 2017, at Hebrew College, 160 Herrick Road, in Newton, Massachusetts. The lens for this year's conference is "People of the Book" (עם הספר). The Hebrew College annual early childhood Jewish education conference is designed for educators of all levels and backgrounds, clergy, and professionals working with young children (infants through second grade) and their families in all formal and informal educational settings.

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