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Featured Events

American Jewish University’s Whizin Center for Continuing Education is where our community connects with Jewish learning, life and culture. The Whizin Center enriches all aspects of life: the cultural and intellectual, the artistic and spiritual, the political and social, to enliven the lives of our communities. Classes, lectures, author events, concerts and performances are offered daytime and evening
April 23, 2017 - May 21, 2017
This L.A. art historical and contemporary art overview features lectures, discussions, and visits Learn more...
Thursday, April 27th
This nine-character comic-drama by Shmuel Hasfari, one of Israel's leading playwrights, is set in Tel Aviv, where a husband has his reasons for not agreeing to his wife's desire to renovate their apartment. Learn more...
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Join the AJU Choir and the LAJS, Dr. Noreen Green, Conductor, with the Bel Air Church Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dan Korneychuk, for a transformative evening of music that reflects movement from the nadir of adversity into a joyful place of freedom and light. Learn more...
April 30, 2017
Exploring Jewish Ideas through Ritual Objects: A Workshop for Families Learn more...
May 4, 2017
Join us for a lively discussion of Etgar Keret's wise and witty memoir: The Seven Good Years Learn more...
May 7, 2017
Join us to make and race your very own balloon powered car! Learn more...
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
Hailed as one of Israel's most innovative and extraordinary writers, Etgar Keret is internationally acclaimed for his short stories. He joins us to discuss his memoir, The Seven Good Years. Actress Lisa Edelstein, House, Girlfriends Guide to Divorce, reads Keret's stories. Learn more...
Wednesday, June 14th and Wednesday, July 26th
Unparalleled personal growth. Transforming the lives of others. Attend an Information Session to learn more about this two year certificate program where you will help the most vulnerable members of our society while gaining a better understanding of yourself. Learn more...
June 25, 2017
Enjoy ocean breezes as we trace the area's colorful Jewish history. Learn more...