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Ethel Rosenberg: An American (and Jewish) Tragedy

Please click here to register for this Jewish Community Library event. This program will feature automatically transcribed closed captioning. In June 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, a couple with two young sons, were electrocuted moments apart. Both had been convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union, despite…...

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The Book of V.: A Conversation with Anna Solomon

Click here to register for this Jewish Community Library event. This program will feature automatically transcribed closed captioning. This year’s One Bay One Book selection is Anna Solomon’s The Book of V., named by NPR and Kirkus Reviews as one of the best fiction books of 2020. In this novel,…...

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Ashkenazi Herbalism: Rediscovering the Herbal Traditions of Eastern European Jews

The practice of herbal healing has seen a resurgence in the last few decades in the United States. Many who study these ancient traditions look to their ancestral plant knowledge for guidance and inspiration....

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Jews and Prison: Jewish Values Behind the Walls

Presented by Elaine Leeder Click here to register for this Jewish Community Library event. This program will feature automatically transcribed closed captioning. Elaine Leeder will speak about working with Jewish prisoners, including those incarcerated for life, and about the Jewish values that inform the work of reconciliation and rehabilitation. For…...

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How Yehuda Amichai’s Poetry Became Popular Song

Presented by Ilan Vitemberg  Click here to register for this Jewish Community Library event. Yehuda Amichai’s first book of poetry, published in 1955, created a revolution in Israeli poetry, using common language to delve deeply into the most profound subjects: war, memory, and love. This session will explore how Amichai’s…...

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