Temple Micah Community Bulletin Board

19th Washington Jewish Music Festival
November 2 through November 12
The 19th WJMF has announced an exciting line-up of concerts showcasing the diaspora of global Jewish music. The Festival spans genres including hip-hop, classical, and bossa nova. Purchase concert tickets or a Festival Pass today at WJMF.ORG.

Group discounts are available for groups of 10+ when you contact alexisr@edcjcc.org.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonjewishmusicfestival/posts/711807772349879
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JewishMusicDC/status/914850003599941632


Ari Zymelman Parenting Conversation Series
November 6 at 7:00 pm
Dr. Joyce Cooper-Kahn, noted child psychologist and author of the book Late, Lost, and Unprepared, will speak about strategies to help children develop executive functioning competencies. Dr. Cooper-Kahn is known for her passion and practicality in bringing clinical insight and psychology to bear on the day-to-day experiences of raising and teaching children. This evening of adult learning is offered in memory of former JPDS-NC parent, Ari Zymelman, and is fourth in a series of annual community parenting conversations. The event will be held at Ohr Kodesh Synagogue and is open to the entire community. RSVP to events@miltongottesman.org or contact the Advancement Office at (202) 882-4747 with questions.


Israeli Cuisine as a Reflection of Israeli Society Conference
November 13, 2017 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
The all-day conference features Israeli food scholars, writers, and chefs from around the world including Michael Solomonov, author of award-winning Zahav and 2017 James Beard Chef of the Year. Three discussion panels: “Living Off the Land: from Biblical Times to Today,” “Cuisine as an Expression of Modern Israeli Culture,” and “Israeli-Arab Food Politics” will be followed by a screening of the film, In Search of Israeli Cuisine, and discussion with director Roger Sherman and producer Dorothy Kalins. Presented by the Center for Israel Studies and co-sponsored by AU’s Jewish Studies Program and Conflict Cuisine.

Community partners (in formation): Jewish Food Experience; Embassy of Israel; American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Location: American University East Campus Constitution Hall.
All sessions free and open to the public with RSVP ($10 donation requested for lunch).
Full schedule and RSVP information: http://www.american.edu/cas/israelstudies/cuisine/index.cfm
Questions: Laura Cutler, cutler@american.edu, 202-885-3780


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