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Propaganda, oppression, and assault evolved over time in Germany but, once perfected, was quickly enacted in countries subsequently conquered by the Nazis. Each country and its population, however, had different responses and interactions with Nazi rule depending on a range of factors.  This...

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Semester: Fall B: October 24-December 18

Are you tired of your students spending more time on their devices than paying attention in class? Do you have limited access to computers or the internet in your school? This four-week course will explore how to use the technology your students already have - their smartphones...

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Semester: This four week course begins on October 23rd.

Food is far more than nourishment; it provides an important window to view the deepest values of a culture. Preparing, eating, and even discussing Jewish food establishes a strong group identity with Judaism, and links us individually with our families and our people's past. At the same time, in...

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Semester: Online Session A: ( 8 weeks: April 26-June 20)

This course explores the basic themes, structure, and background of the Sabbath liturgy.  The liturgy will be examined in the light of its relationship to biblical roots and to parallel rabbinic texts.  Its concepts will be discussed as embodiments of basic rabbinic Jewish values in their...

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Semester: Fall B: October 24-December 18

This course is designed for teachers with limited or no prior knowledge of sign language. Students will experience various signing systems including American Sign Language (ASL), Signing Exact English (SEE) and Pidgin Sign Language (PSL). Through music, video, manual practice and role play,...

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Semester: November 9, 10, 11 & 16, 17, 18 Thu/Fri 4:15 pm to 9:45 pm, Sat 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

This course is designed for teachers with limited or no prior knowledge of sign language. Students will experience various signing systems including American Sign Language (ASL), Signing Exact English (SEE) and Pidgin Sign Language (PSL). Through music, video, manual practice and role play,...

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Semester: Jun 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

This course is designed for teachers with limited or no prior knowledge of sign language. Students will experience various signing systems including American Sign Language (ASL), Signing Exact English (SEE) and Pidgin Sign Language (PSL). Through music, video, manual practice and role play,...

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Semester: Jul 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

This course is designed for teachers with limited or no prior knowledge of sign language. Students will experience various signing systems including American Sign Language (ASL), Signing Exact English (SEE) and Pidgin Sign Language (PSL). Through music, video, manual practice and role play,...

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Semester: Aug 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

For millions of people, Anne Frank is “the face of the Holocaust.” Consequently, for critical scholars of the Holocaust and Holocaust educators, she is both an opportunity and a challenge. In this class, we will “seize the moment” and do an in-depth study of the Holocaust’s most iconic victim...

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Semester: Summer Institute on Campus week I (July 16-21)

Not only death, but losses caused by divorce, broken friendships, failures and moving on can cause severe suffering. This course is designed to help educators deal with various aspects of loss and bereavement issues and the effects on students and classroom settings. The concepts of death, how a...

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Semester: Jul 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 

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