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September 2021

The Arab Citizens of Israel: Israelis or Palestinians?

Thursday, September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

In the Middle East, minority groups find themselves in difficult situations.  Israeli Arabs grapple with conflicting identity issues as well as often feeling that they are second class citizens.  At the same time, they have experienced significant upward mobility in the last decades, particularly in the case of women.  Paul Liptz, a social historian and CSP’s recent 19th Annual One Month Scholar in Residence, was on the Tel Aviv University faculty for 40 years, teaching graduate and undergraduate students in…

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In the Green Room Behind the Scenes with Three Legends of Israeli Music

Sunday, September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us on Sunday September 26, 2021 at Noon PDT/3:00 PM EDT/22:00 Israel time for a conversation between Robbie Gringras and Sha'anan Street, one of the most influential and respected cultural voices in Israel today. The lead singer and songwriter of Hadag Nachash, Israel's most popular hip hop band, Sha'anan has released 7 albums with the band, as well as 2 albums of his own. He is a screenplay writer (“The Wonders”), a former columnist (Time Out Israel), a peace and social activist…

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Medieval Jewish Daily Life Meets Israeli Art

Thursday, September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom CA United States
Free

Over the past two years, the members of the European Research Council funded research group Beyond the Elite: Jewish Daily Life in Medieval Europe (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) headed by Elisheva Baumgarten met with seven Israeli artists presenting their historical sources and conclusions of their research concerning the lives of medieval Jews who lived among Christians in the urban centers of northern France and Germany. Seeking to communicate the intertwinedness of Jews in medieval life alongside their distinctiveness as a religious minority as…

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October 2021

Your “Shtisel” Questions Answered with Creator Ori Elon!

Sunday, October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBD San Diego, CA United States

5:00 p.m. Donor Reception, 6:00 p.m. Public Event | Location TBD Join the MGSDII and the creator of the smash Netflix series Shtisel for a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the show! The long awaited Season 3 of the Israeli drama series Shtisel has just debuted. The internationally acclaimed series introduced, for the first time, the Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jewish community in Jerusalem and provided an insider’s view into their daily lives and their interaction with the secular majority around them. Prior to the…

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October 2022

Israel Trip with Rabbi Nevarez 2022

Sunday, October 23, 2022 - Thursday, November 3, 2022
San Diego, CA United States

Join us on the Beth Israel Trip to Israel led by Rabbi Jason Nevarez Trip Highlights  Premier accommodations for 3 nights in Tel Aviv, 3 nights in Jerusalem, 3 nights in the Galilee, 2 nights in the Negev Desert  Unique experiences for both first-time travelers and returning visitors to Israel  Tour Tel Aviv, Israel’s new city through the eyes of “A Nation Being Born”, visit the open markets, Bauhaus, take a food tour and walk the Freedom trail  Tour the north coastline and Galilee, including Safed, Akko, and Golan Heights, before heading…

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