Adult Education

Exploring Jewish Identity

Exploring Jewish Identity: History and Traditions

of Mizrachi, Sephardi, and Ashkenazi Cultures

As Jewish families become increasingly multi-cultural, we are met with new challenges in understanding the complexities of Jewish cultural identity.

This course offers a starting point for a community conversation about assimilation, race, class, and heritage. We will explore this by learning about three primary Jewish cultures: Mizrachi, Sephardi, and Ashkenazi.

We are very fortunate to have a number of expert instructors on these topics:

Circle Book Group

In the home of Marie Ariel or Betsy Groban

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

Circle Book Group

In the home of Marie Ariel or Betsy Groban

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

Circle Book Group

In the home of Marie Ariel or Betsy Groban.

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

Circle Book Group

In the home of Marie Ariel or Betsy Groban

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

Circle Book Group

In the home of Marie Ariel or Betsy Groban

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

Circle Book Group

In the home of Marie Ariel or Betsy Groban

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

Solidarity Series: The Solidarity Economy and Mutual Aid at the Workmen's Circle

Boston Workmen's Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline

What is the solidarity economy?  How are people in our communities and around the world finding cooperative ways to survive, flourish, and resist?  How can the members of Boston Workmen's Circle effectively support each other, build our community, and strengthen our voice for justice?  In our last session, we learned about and discussed Workmen's Circle's rich tradition as a mutual aid society.  Join us for the second session in our multi-generational, young adult-led "Solidarity Series" to look at contemporary models as we work to create new forms

Circle Book Group

CLICK HERE to visit the Circle Book Group page for more information on book and location.

US Labor Post-WWII: From Reds Under the Bed to the War on Public Sector Workers

Taught by Bob Forrant, Prof. of History, UMass Lowell, and Chair of the Bread & Roses Heritage Festival Committee.

Three sessions on Sundays: October 14 and 21, and November 18, from 10:45am-12:15pm. Locations are:

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