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"Rabbis' Torah - What Do Rashi, Rashbam, Ibn Ezra, and Ramban say about the Torah?" Fridays at 8:30 am to 10 am |
Using Michael Carasik's English version of the "Rabbinic Bible" called by Jewish Publication Society, The Commentators' Bible the amazing world of classical Jewish commentary opens up to readers. We are currently studying Exodus.
For more information call 310-286-9991
Saturday September 24, 2016 3:00 pm. Let's celebrate Leonia Kurgan's memoir "A Crowd of One"
Leonia Kurgan completed and published her memoir, A Crowd of One, about her life in Poland fleeing the Nazis, growing up in South Africa and now living in Los Angeles. Some of us who travelled to Poland together in 2015 enjoyed the evening in Bialystok when she shared a tiny bit of her memoir. Now the book is out and available.
To RSVP call 310-286-9991
Wednesday October 19, 2016 7:30 pm. Gala Musical Celebration of Jewish Renewal in Poland
Cantor David Wisnia, the 90-year-old Warsaw native and survivor of the Nazi horrors will be joined by his grandson Avi Wisnia, an award-winning composer, singer, and performer. The program will also include contributions from two musical representatives of the Jewish renewal taking place today in Poland, Cantorial Solists Rivka Iza Foremniak and Menachem Piotr Mirski from the Progressive Jewish community, Beit Polska. Temple Aliyah, 6025 Valley Cir Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
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Saturday October 22, 2016 8:00 pm. A Celebration of Jewish Culture Through Music & Memories
This celebration showcases 90-year-old survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, Cantor David S. Wisnia. Wisnia’s grandson, singersongwriter and pianist Avi Wisnia, joins his grandfather onstage. The program features two visiting cantorial soloists, Rivka Iza Foremniak and Menachem Piotr Mirski from the renewed Progressive Jewish community, Beit Polska in Poland. Cantor Mike Stein, of Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills, is internationally celebrated for his musical talent and energy. Cantor Paul Buch of Temple Beth Israel in Pomona is an outstanding cantorial voice. The vocalists will be supported by an instrumental ensemble from UCLA, under the supervision of Neal Brostoff. 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503
For tickets call (310) 781-7171
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Sunday October 23, 2016 4:00 PM. Gala Musical Celebration of Jewish Renewal in Poland (Pomona)
Celebrate the renewal of Jewish life in Poland with this gala musical event featuring Cantor David Wisnia, the 90-year-old Warsaw native and survivor of the Nazi horrors. Cantor Wisnia will be joined by his grandson Avi Wisnia, an award-winning composer, singer, and performer. The program will also include contributions from two musical representatives of the Jewish renewal taking place today in Poland, Cantorial Solists Rivka Iza Foremniak and Menachem Piotr Mirski from the Progressive Jewish community, Beit Polska. Cantor Paul Buch of Temple Beth Israel will also participate, along with a special musical ensemble created for the occasion by Neal Brostoff. Temple Beth Israel, 3033 N. Towne Ave, Pomona, CA
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Wednesday March 8, 2017 7:00 PM. Bogdan's Journey: The Memory of Kielce and Beyond A special screening panel discussion with Bogdan Bialek
In a story that begins with murder and ends with reconciliation, one man persuades the people of Kielce, Poland, to confront the truth about the darkest moment in their past -- Kielce was the site of Europe's last Jewish pogrom, in 1946. Panelists: Dr. Bogdan Bialek, the co-directors - Michal Jaskulski (Poland) and Lawrence Loewinger (New York), Dr. Michael Berenbaum. Moderator Rabbi Haim Beliak. Laemmle Music Hall 3, 9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
For more information call 310 286 9991
Purchase tickets: bogdansjourney.eventbrite.com
Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 7:30 PM. Special meeting to learn about the trip that Dr. Richard Hecht I am leading to Poland and Prague
this summer (see below). Call 310-592-8960 to RSVP.
Friday, March 25, 2016. Studio City. Celebration of the poetry of Zahava Sweet, an outstanding poet. Information.
April 17, May 1, 15, 29 and June 5, 2016. Dr. Richard Hecht and I are offering a
five-part seminar previewing the trip we are leading to
Poland and Prague (see below). Click here.
- June 22 - July 8, 2016. Poland and Prague Insiders' Tour. Click here.
Please call me at 310-592-8960 or email me.