Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for “60 Minutes”, writer and author of “Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish” and most recently “One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I’ve Learned About Everyone’s Struggle To Be Singular”, shares what it was like growing up with a famous activist mother, […]
Artist Elyssa Wortzman describes how she created a painting based on a close textual reading, or a “peshat” reading, of the story of Miriam’s song after the Children of Israel crossed the Red Sea. A seminar from AJR – Academy for Jewish Religion.
The new Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York, Amir Sagie, gives a speech at the welcome reception held in his honor by the America-Israel Friendship League. With remarks from AIFL Chairman Kenneth Bialkin and Consul General of Israel Ido Aharoni.
Award-winning filmmaker Michael King, director of the documentary “The Rescuers”, that traces the efforts of heroic diplomats who rescued Jews during World War II, sits with Judy Gelman Myers on “New Jewish Cinema”.
Ken Bialkin hosts a panel with Mort Zuckerman , Richard Cohen , John Podhoretz Judith Miller and Richard Stone at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons.
French director Diane Kurys describes her experience living on a Kibbutz during the 6-Day War, and how she used the story of her parents’ meeting in a French internment camp, and what she knows of their subsequent life together, as the foundation for her latest film “For A Woman.” On “New Jewish Cinema” with Judy […]