J2Gether Art and Culture

Art and Culture

This series is a way to explore Judaism through hands-on dives into the arts. Through reflection, projects on your own and with your mentor, and a unique learning platform, use your experiences to connect with your Judaism on your own terms.

My Israeli Food Experience

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Israeli in My Ears: Music as a Window into Israeli Society

Using songs as lenses into Israeli culture and values, you'll learn some of the most iconic verses from Israeli folk songs, as well as modern rap, pop, and hip hop. What can you learn about a society through its greatest hits - and what do they mean to you? *No musical talent is required for this class. 

Jewish/Israeli Films Festival

Put some extra meaning into your next Netflix binge. Watch some of Israel's modern and classic movies and TV shows and discover how Israel is portrayed through the camera lens.

Rapping Jewish Text

Turn traditional Jewish texts upside down and inside out as you create your own rap lyrics and tell your own Jewish stories through your songs.

Jewish Storytelling

Jewish history, values, and culture have been transmitted through stories for generations. Learn classic Jewish tales, and how to tell your own Jewish story in person and online.

The Photography Inside Us

Explore how photography tells the stories of the modern Jewish people. Then, take your camera/phone/device of choice and tell your own Jewish story to the world using your photography skills and storytelling capabilities.

Krav Maga

Are you ready to kick it into high gear? In this interactive series, learn the foundations of self defense in a technique developed by the Israeli Defense Forces. Unleash your power as you learn the moves and skills of Krav Maga!

Israeli Dancing

This is your chance to look at Israel and the Israeli-Arab Conflict through the lens of global politics. Think about how water, oil, and other natural resources impact the modern Middle East, and how Israel's conflicts with its neighbors are part of the larger story of global events.