Bernikow JCC to offer 6-week Holocaust course
April 16, 2010, 11:37AMSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rabbi Shmuli Bendet will lead "Beyond Never Again: How The Holocaust Speaks To Us Today," beginning April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center. This six-week course will run consecutive Wednesdays.
The course was created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the world's largest network of adult education.
"Beyond Never Again" has won support from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Yad Vashem and more than 100 centers and institutes devoted to studying the Holocaust around the world.
Envisioned as a journey into the intense realm of meaning, "Beyond Never Again" examines the universal themes that the Holocaust forces us to confront, such as the nature of good and evil, and how empathy and conscience may be nurtured.
Every JLI course is offered concurrently in all worldwide affiliate locations, including Staten Island. This unique feature has created a true global learning community. Visit www.myjli.com for information about Beyond Never Again.
The cost is $100 per person and $180 per couple. Scholarships are available. To register, by April 23, call 718-370-8953 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bernikow JCC is located at 1466 Manor Rd. in Sea View.