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New Lehrhaus

Inspired by Franz Rosenzweig’s “Free Jewish Lehrhaus,” established in Frankfurt in 1920, New Lehrhaus is the modern-day hub for adult Jewish learning in the Bay Area.

  • Classes
  • Jewish Life
Fred Rosenbaum teaching

Photo/Courtesy J. The Jewish News of Northern California

New Lehrhaus is the Bay Area’s non-denominational adult Jewish learning institution dedicated to academic excellence, open inquiry, contemporary relevance, and cultural and religious pluralism. They are dedicated to bringing students and teachers together in dialogue to explore Jewish sources, traditions, and arts, sustaining and enriching the vibrant spirit of Jewish civilization.

Here’s are just a few of their program offerings for Spring 2022:

Visit newlehrhaus.org to see their ever-expanding offering of programs, classes, lectures and workshops.

Hands of Sofer writes a sefer Torah. In the Torah's 613 commandments, the second to last is that every Jew should write a Sefer Torah in their lifetime.
Old woman reading a book sitting at the table.