College of Jewish Knowledge 2013

Is there such a thing as free will?  How does music enhance our prayers?  What was the real message of Fiddler on the Roof?  Find the answers and much more at the College of Jewish Knowledge Sunday, March 3 at the Columbus JCC, 1125 College Ave.

The College of Jewish Knowledge returns for the fourth year to offer nontraditional educational opportunities through nontraditional methods.  The day features two afternoon sessions and concludes with exploration of the rich Jewish experience on film over the past century presented by Professor Lawrence Baron of San Diego State University.  Professor Baron is the Nasitir Chair of Jewish Studies and recently completed a film anthology entitled The Wandering View: Modern Jewish Experiences in World Cinema.

Registration begins at 2:30 with afternoon sessions starting at 3:00. There is a $10 registration fee for those who register in advance; $12 after February 22. Dinner is available for an additional $15  Click here for a complete list of College of Jewish Knowledge Sessions and Presenters.

The College of Jewish Knowledge is presented in Partnership with Melton Center for Jewish Studies at The Ohio State University, Columbus Board of Rabbis, and Columbus Jewish Community Center. 

Co-Sponsors are Congregation Agudas Achim,  Congregation Ahavas Sholom,  Beth Jacob Congregation, Temple Beth Shalom, Congregation Beth Tikvah, Temple Israel,  Congregation Tifereth Israel, Congregation Torat Emet, Columbus Chapter of Hadassah, Columbus Jewish Historical Society, Columbus Jewish Foundation,The Greater Columbus Chapter of ORT America,  Jewish Family Services, The Little Minyan, National Council of Jewish Women, OSU Hillel, Schottenstein Chabad House, Wexner Heritage Village.

For more information contact Cheryl Dritz at 614.559.3226 or or click here to register.  This program was made possible in part from a grant from the Nathan Cummings Foundation.