Fall 2020

Israel 2021

TASTE HISTORY IN THE MAKING THE ISRAEL CULINARY TRIP 2021 Israel is abuzz with avant-garde eateries — elegant restaurants, trendy street food, artisanal bakeries, wineries, organic farms and craft distilleries — that reflect the diversity of its cultures. And their world-renowned tables are set for you! Over the course of our 11-day journey, we will …

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Book Bundles

May 6 The Flavors of Yotam Ottolenghi Over the past decade, the philosopher king of haute cuisine knocked both France and meat off their culinary pedestals, vaulted cauliflower and the Mediterranean mélange into celebrity status and turned black garlic, pomegranate molasses and rose harissa into household staples.Six London restaurants, nine bestselling cookbooks and millions of …

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Rabbi Peter Weintraub: Introduction to Judaism

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Dr. Mark W. Weisstuch: Christ and the Cross in Jewish Art and Literature

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Dr. David Kraemer: The Jewish Tradition of Protest

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Dr. Daniel Rynhold: Orthodox Atheism?

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Dr. David E. Kaufman: New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Shannon Sarna: Bake Your Way into Judaism

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Tobi Kahn & Rabba Wendy Amsellem: Artists’ Beit Midrash

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Miriam Meir: Intermediate Hebrew

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Miriam Meir: Beginning Hebrew

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Martin Kaufman: The Banality of Evil

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Dr. Eric Goldman: The French Jewish Experience on The Silver Screen

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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Dr. Diane M. Sharon: Battle of The Gods

A Skirball Academy Class Dr. David E. Kaufman New York Jews and the Making of American Pop Culture Who can imagine American theater, music, comedy or television without New York Jewish luminaries like Fanny Brice and Eddie Cantor, Samuel Goldwyn, Stephen Sondheim, Woody Allen, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, George Gershwin, Jerry Lewis, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, …

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The Flavors of Yotam Ottolenghi

May 6 The Flavors of Yotam Ottolenghi Over the past decade, the philosopher king of haute cuisine knocked both France and meat off their culinary pedestals, vaulted cauliflower and the Mediterranean mélange into celebrity status and turned black garlic, pomegranate molasses and rose harissa into household staples.Six London restaurants, nine bestselling cookbooks and millions of …

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Koolulam

December 9 Koolulam: One Song, One Voice, One Unique Experience HELP WANTED: 2,400 singers who believe in the power of harmony. No experience (or perfect pitch) required . . . just a willingness to spend an evening creating a chorus of unity and becoming part of a viral video series already watched by 10 million …

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Taking On the NRA

July 15 Series title Series description TEst TestWednesday, July 15 | 12:00 am Other Events In This Series EVENTS YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN Wednesday, July 15 Wednesday, July 15 Tuesday, October 13

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine: The Book of Jonah

October 27 About the series Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine Although Jews and Christians share common books — the Jewish Tanakh and the Christian Old Testament — differences in translation, punctuation, definitions, theology, emphasis and even canonical order all lead to differences in community self-definition. What …

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Dr. Amy-Jill Levine: The Creation

November 3 About the series Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine Although Jews and Christians share common books — the Jewish Tanakh and the Christian Old Testament — differences in translation, punctuation, definitions, theology, emphasis and even canonical order all lead to differences in community self-definition. What …

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Dr. Amy-Jill Levine: The Suffering Servant

October 20 About the series Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine Although Jews and Christians share common books — the Jewish Tanakh and the Christian Old Testament — differences in translation, punctuation, definitions, theology, emphasis and even canonical order all lead to differences in community self-definition. What …

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Mayor Ron Huldai: Tel Aviv, the City of the Future

November 2 About the series LIVE FROM ISRAEL: Intimate Conversations with Leaders After 25 years in the Israeli Foreign Service — negotiating with the Palestinians, advising the Minister of Foreign Affairs and serving at the helm of Israel’s largest diplomatic mission worldwide, New York —Ambassador Ido Aharoni knows almost everyone who is anyone.Now, he’s invited …

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