Adult Jewish Education Program
Adult Jewish Education at the Jewish Community Centre is a program of interactive, seminar-style Adult Jewish learning. Topics include the full range of Jewish experience: belief, philosophy, arts, culture, history, Israel, and the interface between Judaism and the rest of the world. The courses are pluralistic in nature and provide a comfortable and stimulating environment for Jews from all different backgrounds.
Gangsters, Pranksters and Odd Couples
THE MARX BROTHERS Oliver! – A TWIST IN THE TALE
GEORGE RAFT and EDWARD G. ROBINSON WALTER MATTHAU
JACK KLUGMAN and TONY RANDALL BEATRICE ARTHUR and ESTELLE GETTY
Tuesdays 9:30am-11:00am: November 1st – December 6th, 2022
Early Bird Special: Register early and save! Please note that places are limited and will be reserved on a ‘first pay, first served basis’. All reservations received and accepted by October 25, 2022 will get a $10 discount. The Early Bird fee for this 6-week course is $99/student (regular fee $109).
In this course, ‘Gangsters, Pranksters and Odd Couples’, Patricia has spread her net a little wider than before to involve a bigger cast of Jewish performers and celebrities, most being best known for their comedy or gangster roles. Each session will shine the spotlight on at least one Oscar, Golden Globe or Emmy winner.
In addition to learning about the celebrities’ lives and that of some of their relatives and people they worked closely with, we will also touch on issues such as: anti-Semitism in literature; wartime patriotism & grey-listing; and championing a US National Theatre.