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MANDELBAUM LECTURE SERIES: From Vienna to America: Tracing the Influence of Freud, Adler, and Frankl on Contemporary Psychology

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WINN ROOM | Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118

We are joined once again by renowned San Diego psychologist and mindfulness expert Dr. Oded Shezifi whose lecture will explore the profound impact Freud, Adler and Frankl had on modern psychological thought. In this presentation, Dr. Shezifi will dive into 3 of the most infamous psychologists and the impact they left on the world.

Price: Free

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Sephardic Lecture

Friday, April 19, 2024 | 10:30 am
Astor Judaica Library
Lawrence Family JCC

Join us for a lecture with esteemed professor, Dr. Sarah Stein. In this talk, Prof. Stein surveys the historical landscape of World War Two era North Africa, exploring histories of race laws, internment, forced labor, deportation, and the everyday experiences of the region's Jewish children, women, and men.

Price: Free

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Remembrance Reading - I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Presented by JCompany Youth Theatre
Saturday, May 4, 2024 | 8:00 pm

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

The play centers on Raja Englanderova, one of the children who survived Terezin, and her family, friends, and classmates. She shares her story of living in the concentration camp, while retaining a world filled with butterflies and flowers with other children in the camp.

Price: Free

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Professor Jacob Goldberg Lecture Series: "Not Since the Holocaust": The Oct. 7th Catastrophe - Domestic, Regional and Global Repercussions

Tuesday, May 14 - Thursday, May 16, 2024 | 7:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

Professor Jacob Goldberg, a former senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, presents his annual lectures centered on the current political landscape in the ever-changing Middle East. This year's lectures, titled: "Not Since the Holocaust" will focus on the repercussions following the terror attack of October 7th.

Price:
Individual Lectures: $36 | JCC Members $30
Series 3-Pack: $90 | JCC Members: $75

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Professor Jacob Goldberg Lecture Series | Wednesday, May 15 | Is Oct. 7th the First Round in an Israel-Iran Conflict? Add to Cart

Professor Jacob Goldberg Lecture Series | Thursday, May 16 | Israel Challenged by a New American Landscape Add to Cart


KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONGS - A Musical Documentary Tribute to Charles Fox


Sunday, June 2, 2024 | 6:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

Come see the musical documentary about composer Charles Fox, known for pop hits including "Killing Me Softly With His Song" and "I Got A Name”, as well as iconic television show themes for Happy Days and Wonder Woman. After the film, experience the world premiere mini-musical (written just for us): JCOMPANY - WHAT THEATRE MEANS TO ME, featuring Charles himself.

Price: $36 | JCC Members: $30

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Jewish Short Play Festival


Monday, June 17, 2024 | 7:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

After 8 years of the successful and community-driven 5-Minute Play Festival, we bring you the inaugural Jewish Short Play Festival! In this event directed by Debra Wanger, a slate of incredible local San Diego actors will perform a series of plays submitted by playwrights near and far. Enjoy an evening of laughter, drama, and fun, all exploring significant Jewish themes.

Price: $25 | JCC Members: $20

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JPLAYS WITH THE ROUSTABOUTS PRESENTS: Falsettos

Sunday, June 23, 2024 | 7:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

Hilarious, heartbreaking and utterly unique, Falsettos is a contemporary musical about family, relationships, bar mitzvahs, baseball and AIDS. When Marvin leaves his wife Trina and son Jason to be with his lover Whizzer, tempers flare, problems escalate and everyone learns to grow up. Falsettos features a local star studded cast including Heidi Gantwerk, Debra Wanger, Benji Katzke, Joey Landwehr.

Price: $45 | $38 JCC Members

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