Jewish Literature Courses   
Designed for your program 

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area
Laura creates, designs and teaches Literature courses for adult classes, including for OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes) at Cal State East Bay and UCSC.


  • Yehuda Amichai's Poetry
  •  Jewish American Poetry
  • Jewish American Short Stories
  • Biblical Allusions in Jewish American Literature
  • Jewish Nobel Laureates
  • Jewish American Novels
  • Writing Your Jewish Memoir
  • The Merchant of Venice  - Shylock: Villain or Victim?
  • Ecclesiastes: The Search for a Meaningful Life

Laura Bernell is available to provide course curricula to other educators, as well as to teach the courses herself. 

Each course can be tailored to fit schedule and audience requirements.

Each course includes both  Text and  Context. That is, the literature is studied within its historical context.

Material for each course lends itself to passionate teaching, inspired learning, and engaging discussion.

Cost for courses is on a sliding scale to enable non-profits, synagogues, churches, etc. to enjoy the courses.

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