Judy KarinDr. Judy Karin earned her AB in Physics from Mount Holyoke College, and her PhD in ultrafast optoelectronics at UC Santa Barbara. Judy was the High Holy Day Cantor at Santa Barbara Hillel for 28 years and served on the Board of SB Hillel for ten of those years. A member of Congregation B’nai B’rith and founding member of the Isla Vista Minyan, she’s been involved in Jewish education for adults, teens and children for over 20 years as a teacher, Hebrew and b’nei mitzvah tutor, education director, and workshop facilitator, and is thrilled to bring the Melton School curriculum to engage the Jewish adults in Santa Barbara.

Sponsoring Agency

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Congregation B'nai Brith
1000 San Antonio Creek Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

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Year 1: Rhythms of Jewish Living & Purposes of Jewish Living

Day: Thursdays beginning on September 12, 2019, for 25 lessons

Time: 6:00-8:30 pm

Faculty: Rabbi Daniel Brenner and Rabbi Steve Cohen

Location: Congregation B'nai B'rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Road, Santa Barbara, CA

Year 2: Ethics of Jewish Living & Crossroads of Jewish History

Day: Wednesdays beginning on September 11, 2019, for 25 lessons

Time: 9:00-11:30 am

Faculty: Debi Lewis and Steve Zipperstein

Location: Congregation B'nai B'rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Rd., Santa Barbara, CA

From Sinai to Seinfeld: Jews and Their Jokes

Day: Tuesdays beginning on October 22, 2019, for 10 weeks

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm

Faculty: Cantor Mark Childs

Location: Congregation B'nai B'rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Road, Santa Barbara, CA

The Holocaust As Reflected in Diaries and Memoirs

Day: Thursdays beginning on January 9, 2020, for 10 weeks

Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Faculty: Dr. Nona Fienberg

Location: Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, 524 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Beyond Borders: The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

When: TBD

Location: Congregation B’nai B’rith

Faculty: Steve Zipperstein


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