Sunday Symposium

Our Sunday Symposium, which meets during JLC Sundays, is dedicated to adult learning and examining life-applied Judaism in Los Angeles and beyond. We invite speakers from all over Los Angeles to share their organizations, projects, and Jewish insights. Sessions are open to the larger community for free. 

Winter 2018 | Four-Part Speaker Series

There’s Nothing New Under the Sun:
A Look at Modern Issues Through a Jewish Lens

You know what Judaism says about bacon, but what does it say about sexual harassment? Or fake news? Or even the internet? Join us for a four-part speaker series with Rabbi Keara Stein of Interfaith Family as we dive into these issues and so much more.

January 7, January 21, February 25, March 4
9:00-10:45AM in The Studio @ SIJCC


Fall 2017 | Speakers

SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
Talking to Your Child About Why They Go to Jew School
with Rabbi Keara Stein
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
Old Questions for a Challenging New Era
with Deanna Neil
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OCTOBER 8, 2017
From the Closet to Queer Activism: My Journey to Ours Today
with Arya Marvazy, JQ International
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OCTOBER 22, 2017
We are All Jews by Choice: The Historical Reality of American Jewish Identity 
with Eric Greenberg, the Autry
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NOVEMBER 5, 2017
What Happens When the World is Happening?
with Emily Weisberg
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NOVEMBER 19, 2017
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
with Samuel Chu
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DECEMBER 3, 2017
Stories from the Field: How Crowdsourcing and Technology are Disrupting the Refugee Resettlement Experience in America
with Miry Whitehill, Founder & CEO, Miry’s List
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DECEMBER 10, 2017
The "Real" Story of Hanukkah
with Rabbi Scott Westle
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