KHN’s Quarantine Academy

Quarantine Academy is a chance for us to share the wealth of knowledge and skills at KHN during this extraordinary time. We hope you will consider sharing a ‘how to’, a lecture, a workshop, a discussion or other way to share information in a Zoom meeting format.

Please use this form to share your QA session idea.


Upcoming Sessions

March 27th
4:00 PM 
Challah Techniques & Tips Now that we’re home all day, every day, there’s no better time to start baking challah. KHN members will demonstrate different techniques and tips you can try at home. Join us with your ingredients ready, and you can have a fresh baked loaves in time for Shabbat. Join Session
March 31 – April 14
7:30 PM
Watching Movies Better: Learning about Filmmaking

with Kara Schoonmaker

Do you love movies (and/or TV)? Get more out of all the shows you’re watching right now by learning about key elements of filmmaking — camera, sound, editing, lighting & more — in 4 breezy sessions, using YouTube clips from popular movies and other fun materials from around the internet.

Educator/filmmaker/cinema studies major Kara Schoonmaker will guide the group through the key elements of movies through short, interactive Zoom sessions. Go further with optional weekly challenges using your smartphone camera!

April 1
7:00 PM
Pop Culture Book Club: Altered Carbon Read the book by Richard K Morgan, or watch the series on Netflix. Let’s talk about it. (Grown up content) Join Session
Coming Soon! History of Jewish Theology

with Richard Curtis

A discussion oriented class examining the history of Jewish theology from pre-Hebrew thinking in Canaan (the religious world view of the ancient near-east circa 1500 BCE) to post-theistic thinking in Detroit (the center of Humanistic Judaism circa 1960 CE).  6 sessions. Registration coming soon
Coming Soon! In the time of coronavirus, what can we learn from the AIDS epidemic?

with Phil Bereano

Discussion, stories and lessons with Phil Bereano, co-founder of Seattle’s ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power). Registration coming soon