A Jewish Journey Through Music with Amit Peled
Enjoy a virtual concert by Israeli-American cellist and conductor, Amit Peled, a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence. He is acclaimed worldwide as one of the most exciting and virtuosic instrumentalists on the concert stage today. Sponsored by Jewish Community Center of Youngstown along with the Jewish Federations of Ventura County and Greater Santa Barbara.
Date: Sunday, November 22 | Time: 8:15 p.m.
The Equalizer: Equal Opportunities in Israel’s Periphery
The Equalizer is an educational project that aspires to allow children from marginalized communities in Israel to participate in a quality after-school program. The program operates soccer teams, which combine practices and tournaments alongside study centers, with the goal of providing academic assistance and instilling values. Liran Gerassi, the founder & CEO of the Israel Sport & Education Initiative will share his personal story of becoming a successful entrepreneur in Israel’s social innovation field.
Date: Monday, November 23 | Time: 12:00 p.m.
Intro to Jewish Studies “Jewish Life in Israel”
You are invited to observe a virtual classroom discussion with with Dr. Sariel Birnbaum, Hebrew Instructor, YSU Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies. The class is hosted by YSU’s Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies and Dr. Jacob Ari Labendz.
Date: Friday, November 20 | Time: 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
A Virtual Evening with Louis Schmidt
“Recording Holocaust Survivor Testimonies for the Shoah Foundation”
Louis Schmidt won three Emmy and four Ace Awards and the silver medal from the International Film and Television Festival of New York. He was a reporter for "LOOK Magazine" and a senior producer for NFL Films for over thirty years.
Date: Tuesday, November 24 | Time 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.