Center for Jewish Living and Learning

Jewish Learning Class 

The Bobbi & Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living and Learning (CJLL) offers classes, lectures, programs, and other meaningful Jewish experiences for the Houston community.

12th Annual Rice University Jewish Studies Lecture Series

Beyond Heschel: Racial Justice & Jewish Responsibility in the 21st Century
Wednesdays, Sept 9, 16, 23 & 30 I 7:00 PM

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The 2020 Elections and the Jewish Vote

Thursday, Oct 15 | 12:00 PM
Presenter: Dr. Steven Windmueller
This nonpartisan Zoom analysis of this November’s election is designed to inform audiences about the diverse and significant roles Jews are and have played in American politics.

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CJLL Classes

Rich, in-depth Jewish studies courses designed by local faculty as well as the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning.

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Weekly Torah

Fridays, Ongoing | 12:00 PM 
A discussion of the week’s Torah portion using classic and modern commentaries. 

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Connect with Israel

Our Israeli Shaliach works to expand education, understanding and engagement with Israel throughout the Houston Jewish and greater community.  

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Ethical Foods Co-Op

Take part in our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and our Meat Buying Club. 

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Meet the Bobbi and Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living & Learning staff. 

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