Be sure to check out these VIRTUAL programs from our friends at other organizations around the country!
Oh My God: A Play by Anat Gov: October 13-25
The Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston, in collaboration with Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company and with the support of the Consulate General to Israel in Houston, presents Oh My God, by renowned Israeli playwright Anat Gov.
Get a free ticket to view a filmed production of the play here.
Voter Education: 100 Years of “Notorious” Women– Voting Rights and Equal Rights: Wednesday, October 14th, 7:30pm
Leading scholars and practitioners of women’s voting rights both historically and today will discuss the evolution and current state of women’s right to vote and how the votes of women affect women’s policy priorities. Presented by Boulder JCC in partnership with the Conference on World Affairs and the CU Boulder LeRoy Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment Community Center.
From Radical Poets to Rabbinical Scholars: The Yiddish Voices of Kensington: Thursday, October 15, 1:30pm
Join the Miles Nadal JCC for a special presentation by award-winning translator Vivian Felsen. Between the 1910s-1950s, Toronto was home to a vibrant community of Eastern European Jewish immigrants, with the Kensington Market area as its center. Through her illustrated virtual presentation, Vivian will tell us the story of how she came to discover the mostly forgotten yet truly remarkable literary activity of this largely working-class, Yiddish-speaking community, and the uniqueness of its language and its writers. This event is co-sponsored by The Toronto Workmen’s Circle and The Committee for Yiddish.
Maccabi USA President’s Forum with Alan Sherman & Joe Siegman: Thursday, October 15, 7:30pm
Join Maccabi USA President, Jeff Bukantz, for a conversation with Alan Sherman and Joe Siegman, Co-Founders of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and recipients of its Lifetime Achievement Award.
Farmside Shabbat: Fridays, 11:30am
Join Boulder JCC for Farmside Shabbat every Friday! Sing Shabbat songs, explore the farm, read a story, experience a nature activity you can do at home, and welcome Shabbat with the blessings on the candles, challah and grape juice – all from the comfort of your home. Celebrate the songs and traditions in an open, inclusive, and accessible environment. Everyone is welcome but geared to kids 0-7 and their caregivers.
Maccabi USA Presents Daniel Bluman, Israeli Olympic Equestrian Rider: Tuesday, October 20, 8pm
Join Maccabi USA for a conversation with Israeli Olympic Equestrian Rider, Daniel Bluman. Bluman will discuss the road to the Tokyo Olympics, as well as his philanthropic work.
Antisemitism on College Campuses: A Conversation with Deborah Lipstadt: Wednesday, October 21, 7pm
Join Deborah Lipstadt for an engaging conversation about antisemitism on college campuses. Attendees will gain a more nuanced and research-grounded understanding of antisemitism, learning of its origins and vectors, as well as strategies for combating the myriad ways in which antisemitism manifests on campuses today. This discussion will build on Deborah Lipstadt’s recent book, Antisemitism: Here and Now.
Temple Israel Reform Congregation Presents Nefesh Mountain: Sunday, November 1, 7pm
Join Temple Israel Reform Congregation for a virtual concert by Nefesh Mountain, a bluegrass band with a unique Jewish perspective! The concert is brought to you by Temple Israel’s Sisterhood and the Adult Learning Committee, and by the Avis Foundation.
Please reserve your ticket before October 29 by emailing Blanche Ricci at BRANCHTR@aol.com. The link to the online concert will be sent to you.
Tickets are free, but a donation of $18 is suggested if you are not a Temple Israel member. Please make donations payable to the Sisterhood of Temple Israel and mail it to Temple Israel, 315 Forest Avenue, SI NY 10301.
American Politics, the Holocaust and Racial Justice: Monday, November 9, 7pm
The Wagner College Holocaust Center invites you to its 5th annual Egon J. Salmon and Family Commemoration of Kristallnacht and the St. Louis. This virtual commemoration will be led by guest speaker Julian E. Zelizer, Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University and CNN Analyst.
This talk will examine the ways in which fighting anti-Semitism and the quest for racial justice intersect, drawing inspiration from the life and theology of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-72).
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Israel-United Arab Emirates Normalization Agreement with Benjamin Krasna and Yaakov Katz: Thursday, October 22, 12pm
Join Benjamin Krasna, Deputy Head of Mission of Israel to the U.S., and Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post, for a conversation about the Israel-United Arab Emirates Normalization Agreement and what recent peace deals mean for the Middle Eastern region and beyond.