The Wisdom Studio | Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore

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The Wisdom Studio

The Wisdom Studio

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The Wisdom Studio is a space to explore Judaism and Jewish culture as it evolves and develops on the page, on the screen, in the studio. Studying art and culture helps us understand our own humanity.  Creativity invites us to understand the world differently, to shift perspectives, to reassess who we are, and why we are here.  Jewishness is not only found in classical texts – it is found very profoundly in the art Jews create, in the choices we make about the way we live.  It is found in movies and books, in comedy and language. 

The Wisdom Studio of the Gordon Center for Performing Arts is a project that explores the best of Jewish Culture.  Jewish literature and music, art and ideas, people, Israel and Torah are explored in the broadest, deepest, most meaningful way by the best educators and thinkers in the country on these topics.  Our instructors are known throughout the Jewish community and in some cases throughout the world. They are early adaptors, authors, cultural commentators, professors and thought leaders, who will teach and facilitate completely virtual classes and conversations at wisdom intersections. 
 


Upcoming Events:
Presented in partnership with The Osher Marin JCC and the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance

Songs and Stories

A Tribute to Burt Bacharach
Wednesday, July 13 | Learn More

A Tribute to Jerry Herman
Wednesday, August 17 | Learn More

Still Traveling

Magical Morocco - Food, Film & Fine Crafts 
Mondays, July 11-25 | Learn More

Buzzing Berlin
Mondays, August 1-22 | Learn More
 

For more information, contact Melissa Seltzer at mseltzer@jcc.org

Live-captioning is available through Maryland Relay Service. Learn More ->



Past Studio Events:

Daring Discussions: Argentine Jewish Artists
Thursday, June 9 | Learn More

Songs & Stories: A Tribute to Harold Arlen
Wednesday, June 8 | Learn More

Daring Discussions: Art & Anti-Semitism
Thursday, June 2 | Learn More

Songs & Stories: A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim
Wednesday, May 25 | Learn More

Songs & Stories: A Tribute to Oscar Hammerstein
Wednesday, April 27 | Learn More

Exploring Broadway: Fabulous "Fiddler"
Tuesday, April 26 | Learn More

Songs & Stories: A Tribute to Lorenz Hart
Wednesday, February 16 | More

Songs & Stories: A Tribute to Jerome Kern
Wednesday, March 23 | More

Exploring Broadway: Pitter Patter
Thursdays, February 17 & 24 | More

Daring Discussions: Making Sense of LGBTQ+
Tuesday, March 8 | More

The Jews of American Jazz
With Seth Kibel | More

Not a Nice Jewish Girl: Women in Israeli Cinema
With Rachel S. Harris |  More

Are American Jews and Israel Heading for Divorce?
With Liel Leibovitz | More

Short Story, Long Life
With Mark Oppenheimer | More

When Bubbe Met Amy: Millennial Jewish Comedians
With Jonathan Branfman | More

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ENRICHMENT

J Arts Enrichment

The Gordon and the JCC bring arts enrichment & cultural events to the community. We offer high-quality arts classes, trips, films and other creative opportunities for adults as well as dance, music and performing arts programs for youth. You can find them at the Gordon Center or in the classrooms and studios of the Rosenbloom Owings Mills and Weinberg Park Heights JCCs. 

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