Panel exploring the journeys of Jewish activists who have changed their perspectives on Zionism and its relationship to Judaism. Moderated by Carolyn Karcher, editor of “Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism.” Presented by Kehilla Community Synagogue’s Middle East Peace Committee.
Lag B’Omer celebration with singing, dancing and play. For families with children 5 and under. Bring blanket and picnic. Presented by Jewish Baby Network.
Lag B’Omer celebration with singing, dancing and play. For families with kids 5 and under. Light snacks provided,bring blanket and picnic lunch. Presented by Jewish Baby Network.
Morning of music, puppets, dancing and fun. For families with children 5 and under. Presented by Jewish Baby Network.
Luncheon and benefit honoring award recipients: Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Hannah G. Solomon Award), State Senator Nancy Skinner (Outstanding Visionary and Human Rights Advocate Award) and Katie Koyfman (Outstanding Volunteer Achievement Award). RSVP by April 30.
First of three-part workshop series on Yiddish dance basics, including the freylekh, bulgar, joq, husidl and patsch tanz. With archival footage, historical context and patient teaching. No dance experience necessary. Also May 14, 21. Presented by Yiddish Theatre Ensemble.
Omer Friedlander discusses the backgrounds of the stories in his award-winning 2022 collection, which is this year’s One Bay One Book selection, and answers questions about his writing process. Presented by Jewish Community Library.
Panel of experts will focus on ways to overcome stigmas, how sacred spaces in the Jewish community can welcome/support those navigating mental illness, and what mental health means to us as members of the Jewish community. Registration required.
Cantor Marney Margules and piano accompanist Maryanne Kim perform a concert of love songs and lullabies in Yiddish, Ladino, and English by Jewish composers, from the traditional to Broadway. With refreshments.