Throughout Jewish history, the Hebrew language has been a connection between Jewish communities around the world. For many modern Jews, learning Hebrew is the first step to reconnecting with their roots, Goorevitch said.
Chabad Jewish Center will offer the course for six consecutive weeks, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Chabad is located at 30804 S. Coast Highway. To register for the class, call (949) 499-0770.
Autobiographical story workshop
A 1 1/2 -hour workshop will explore a way to begin the process of assembling autobiographical stories at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Parlor of Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. The workshop will be repeated at 12 noon.