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Your Portal to

Jewish Understanding

"Hah-Vah-Nah" -- Hebrew for "understanding" - is a planned inovative adult education program, housed at the Educational Alliance, which will provide weekly lectures on various aspects of Jewish tradition, history, thought, cooking, Hebrew language, and a host of other topics aimed at a general Jewish audience.  The environment will be stimulating and interactive; the goal will be increased understanding, on many levels, of our rich Jewish heritage.

$5 per workshop

All workshops begin at 8pm at 197 East Broadway

Register by phone at 212.475.0165 ext. 11
or e-mail for more info

Crash Course in Hebrew Reading
Level One: five Tuesday evenings, October 9th - November 6th
Level Two: five Tuesday evenings, January 8th - February 5th

Israel Epstein takes your from zero to sixty in five one-hour sessions. You'll be reading and talking Hebrew in no time. (Israeli accents, however, take a bit longer.)

The Story of Chanukah
three Tuesday evenings, November 13th - 27th

History instructor David Deutsch travels with you back in time to the era of the Temple in Jerusalem and the backdrop to the story of the Maccabees.

Infusing Life with Spirituality
three Tuesday Evenings, December 4th - 18th

Rabbi Zvi Romm of the Bialystoker Synagogue takes a fresh look at powerful Jewish ways to incorporate a sense of focus and spiritual purpose into everyday life.

Inside the Kosher Kitchen
three Tuesday evenings, February 12th - 26th

Learn the cooking and baking secrets of a twenty-first century Lower East Side "ballabusta." Sure to be a tasty, if sometimes fattening, experience.

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