College & Adult Education

Adult Education & Community Resources

The Bay Area offers multiple opportunities for adults to study Judaism. In addition to the resources listed below, most JCCs and congregations offer adult education classes. See Religious Life category and JCC listings under Agencies & Organizations for more information. In addition, resources abound for educators and professional development.
East Bay

Kevah

Empowers individuals and organizations to create Jewish learning communities. Engages Jewish identity and builds community through the study of classical Jewish texts. 
http://www.kevah.org
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Lehrhaus Judaica

Courses and workshops around the Bay Area and online. Hebrew, Yiddish, Jewish history, philosophy, Talmud, literature, arts. Introduction to Judaism series. National and international study tours.
http://www.lehrhaus.org
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Bay Area
Peninsula
San Francisco

College Education & Campus Life

East Bay
Santa Cruz / Monterey
North Bay

Chico Hillel

Creating Jewish programming for CSU Chico students. On-campus social club for Jewish students who want to meet other Jews and do Jewish things together: education, celebrations, Israel, tikkun olam, conferences.
http://www.chicohillel.org
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Touro University California

Educates professionals in medicine, pharmacy, public health, physician assistants, nursing and education. Provides a glatt kosher kitchen and Jewish programming. Shabbat services held on campus with onsite rabbinical presence.
http://www.tu.edu
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Peninsula
San Francisco

Academic Programs

The region offers many programs in Jewish studies as well as a Hebrew immersion program, a medical-health college under Jewish auspices and other college classes.
East Bay
Santa Cruz / Monterey
North Bay

Touro University California

Educates professionals in medicine, pharmacy, public health, physician assistants, nursing and education. Provides a glatt kosher kitchen and Jewish programming. Shabbat services held on campus with onsite rabbinical presence.
http://www.tu.edu
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Peninsula
San Francisco

Leadership Development

San Francisco

Libraries

Most synagogues and Jewish schools maintain reference and circulating libraries of varying sizes. For lending policies, contact individual institutions.
East Bay
Peninsula

Our Judaic Library

A Jewish library for children, teenagers and adults: biographies, inspiration, Holocaust, history, Israel, Jewish law, Judaism for beginners, novels, relationships, self-help, women's topics, and more.
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San Francisco
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