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This event will be co-sponsored with UB Humanities Institute and The Department of Comparative Literature. The event will examine the all-important impact of ethics - more specifically of justice - on politics in our contemporary situation. While respecting cultural and historical differences, an ethical politics unites persons within and between countries, and regulates the powers of governance in […]Find out more »
This course is for students who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several Hebrew words and phrases. Students will review prior learning and be taught additional Hebrew prayers for Shabbat and holidays. The history of the Hebrew language and structure will also be explored, in addition to modern Hebrew vocabulary related to holidays, […]Find out more »
Mussar is a Jewish path of contemplative practices and exercises that have evolved over the past thousand years. Through Mussar, each individual works on their own personal self-directed curriculum in an effort to practice the way they want to be in the world. Mussar for Teens Challenges and Choices: A Jewish Teen's Guide to a […]Find out more »
This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary. During the process of teaching the letters and vowels, students will start reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. The goal of the course is for students to become familiar enough with Hebrew to be […]Find out more »