Upcoming Events

We are THE TREE OF LIFE: Carry On Preview Screening

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Virtual

To announce We Are The Tree of Life, we are screening a video showcasing art created during the Holocaust. A dialogue will follow between Lauren Bairnsfather, Director of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute. They will discuss the history of performing arts during WWII and today’s Holocaust education efforts.

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We are THE TREE OF LIFE: Carry On Preview Screening


Bess Kalb: Nobody Will Tell You This But Me

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Virtual

Jewish Book Council author Bess Kalb joins us to share anecdotes from her memoir, Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A true (as told by me) story.

Even after she left home for Hollywood, Emmy-nominated TV writer Bess Kalb saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. In this debut memoir, Bobby is speaking to Bess once more, in a voice as passionate as it ever was in life.

Get your own copy of Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A true (as told by me) story HERE.

Price: Free

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Bess Kalb: Nobody Will Tell You This But Me


The Middle East and Israel at the Crossroads – Old Conflicts, New Challenges


Lecture 1: Monday, April 26, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Iran’s Multi-Lateral Challenge: Are the US and Israel on a Collision Course?

Lecture 2: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Domestic Israeli Politics after Four Elections: Paralyzed, Polarized, Pulverized


Virtual

Professor Jacob Goldberg, former senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, presents his annual lecture series on the political landscape in the ever-changing Middle East. Professor Goldberg joins from Israel for the virtual presentation of his lectures. Author of The Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia, Goldberg has been published in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Price: Free

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The Middle East and Israel at the Crossroads – Old Conflicts, New Challenges


Bruce Feiler: Life Is in the Transitions

Thursday, June 3, 2021 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Virtual

Bruce Feiler’s book, LIFE IS IN THE TRANSITIONS: Mastering Change at Any Age, describes his journey across America, collecting life stories, exploring how we can navigate the number of life transitions with greater purpose and skill. Bruce joins us to share about his book.

Get your own copy of LIFE IS IN THE TRANSITIONS: Mastering Change at Any Age HERE.

Price: Free

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Bruce Feiler: Life Is in the Transitions

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We know that this period of time feels different. But just because we can't be together doesn't mean that we can't be a community. We invite you to explore our virtual platform, to connect with us on Facebookand Instagram, and to stay engaged in the ways that we are able.