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"Crash Course" in Jewish History
Do you have an interest in Jewish history? Perhaps you wonder where the ancient Hebrews came from? Or how Jews ended up in Ethiopia? Or when they came to America?
If you do, this class, which I'll be offering at my home in University Park, might be just what you're looking for. I'm going to cover Jewish history from its beginnings through the present day, so the term "crash course" is appropriate. The approach will be academic, not religious. It'll run for 6 sessions, beginning May 9 and continuing on the following Wednesdays through June 13. Class time will be from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Folks are welcome to come to socialize at 7:00. If you're interested but don't want to leave your children home alone to do homework, we'll have space where they can sit and work quietly. There will be a modest enrollment fee for the classes - $5 per session, $25 for the entire class. The class is offered in cooperation with DC-based Cong. Bet Mishpachah (I'm rabbi emeritus) as a service to members who live in the Maryland suburbs. Fees of congregants will be covered by the congregation. It's also offered in cooperation with the Jewish Study Center of Washington as an experiment in home-based education.