Check out these upcoming Center for Jewish Life events at the JCC!

Friday Learning Series: “The Cosmic Marriage,” presented by Shani Katzman

Friday, January 17, 11 a.m. – noon, Kripke Jewish Federation Library

First of two classes that will explore teachings of the Kabbalah as they relate to the relationship of a married couple. (Registration required.)

International-Intergenerational Tu B’Shevat Seder

Wednesday, January 15, 10 a.m., Blumkin Home Auditorium

Experience a unique Seder with CDC kids, Friedel kids, Blumkin Home residents and representatives from Israel who will participate in our Seder on the Screen! It will be fun, tasty and inspiring. (Registration not required.)

Hebrew Classes taught by Mor Sheinbein

Hebrew 101, Mondays, January 21 – March 11, 6 – 7:15 p.m., Kripke Jewish Federation Library 

Assumes no prior knowledge of Hebrew.

Hebrew Beyond the PageMondays, January 21 – March 11, 7:30 – 9 p.m., Kripke Jewish Federation Library

Abilities from Hebrew 101 or the equivalent required.

Hebrew 102Tuedays and Thursdays, March 18, 20, 25, 27, April 1, 3, 6 – 7:15 p.m., Kripke Jewish Federation Library

(Registration required for all classes.)

 Eye on Israel with Eliad Eliyahu Ben Shushan

Tuesday, January 21, 12 – 1 p.m., Kripke Jewish Federation Library

Participate in a lively discussion about (1) Israeli humanitarian aid to a severely injured 3-year-old Syrian girl; (2) Israeli response to Eritrean and Sudanese refugees. (Registration not required.)

Return to Life: A Look at Displaced Persons Camps of 1947, by Liz Feldstern

Part of the Friday Learning Series, these classes begin on February 7. Details to come.

Classes are presented through the Center for Jewish Life whose mission it is to maximize involvement of Omaha’s Jewish community in imaginative, compelling and meaningful Jewish experiences.

For class information or to register, call 402-334-6463 or email