Jewish History

When the Siren Cries: Yom Hazikaron Commemoration with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, February 26, 2024 / Comments Off on When the Siren Cries: Yom Hazikaron Commemoration with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

When the Siren Cries   This year on Israel’s Memorial Day, the siren will sound through Israel as it does every year; but this year its ring will be much […]

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Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, February 6, 2024 / Comments Off on Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives

After years of marginalization, exoticization, and misrepresentation, Mizrahi musicians are reclaiming their musical roots.  Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives explores the histories and current revival of the diverse musical styles of […]

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Spring is Near, a heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit of Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, January 31, 2024 / Comments Off on Spring is Near, a heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit of Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler

Join us for an unforgettable event, “Spring is Near,” a heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit of Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler. This special occasion promises an evening of remembrance, reflection, […]

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Competing Narratives: History Mobilized for National Conflict

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, January 24, 2024 / Comments Off on Competing Narratives: History Mobilized for National Conflict

Israel Speakers Series: Session 1 Competing Narratives – History Mobilized for National Conflict with Speaker: Avi Ben Hur: Scholar in Residence, Classrooms Without Borders   Rodef Shalom Congregation  Co-Sponsored by […]

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Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 23, 2024 / Comments Off on Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE GIVES UPDATE FROM THE GROUND: Read the story HERE Avi will be in the Greater Pittsburgh Area February 4th through the 14th 2024

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Protected: Meet and Greet with Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 16, 2024 / Comments Off on Protected: Meet and Greet with Avi Ben-Hur

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Securing Israel’s Future: Navigating Politics and Accountability in the Netanyahu Era with Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 16, 2024 / Comments Off on Securing Israel’s Future: Navigating Politics and Accountability in the Netanyahu Era with Avi Ben-Hur

Explore the intricate balance between Israel’s safety and political dynamics in our upcoming event. Join us as we delve into the challenges faced by Netanyahu in maintaining power amidst growing […]

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Post Film Discussion Children of Peace with Maayan Schwartz Writer/Director and CWB Scholar Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, January 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion Children of Peace with Maayan Schwartz Writer/Director and CWB Scholar Avi Ben-Hur

About the Film: For more than a century, a persistent conflict has unfolded between Arabs and Jews. In an extraordinary departure from the norm, a collective of visionaries chose to […]

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Post Film Discussion Vishniac with Laura Bialis Producer/Director and CWB Scholar Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, January 4, 2024 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion Vishniac with Laura Bialis Producer/Director and CWB Scholar Avi Ben-Hur

“All this life, it’s so important to look closer, and the world will be bigger.” – Roman Vishniac   Film link delivered to registrants 3 days before our engaging post-film […]

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Post Film Discussion: Resistance: They Fought Back Featuring: Paula S. Apsell – Executive Producer, Co-Director in Conversation with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, January 3, 2024 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion: Resistance: They Fought Back Featuring: Paula S. Apsell – Executive Producer, Co-Director in Conversation with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

As we commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, CWB is honored to present the NEW documentary ‘Resistance: They Fought Back.’ Join us for this event as we unveil tales of resilience […]

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