SPINE TINGLES IN May
Tuesday, May 4 | 10:30 a.m.
The Liar by Ayelet Gunder-Goshen - Desperate to escape her invisible life, a teenage ice cream scooper tells a terrible lie at work. Now she is visible! Her screams connect her with a witness who blackmails her to become her boyfriend, then discovers he too must lie. Her school trip involves her with an elderly senior living a lie as a Holocaust survivor. Where does it stop? When does truth reassert itself? This wry, witty insightful novel digs deep as it entertains. All are welcome!
Date: May 06 - May 06, 2021
Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Civics in the Synagogue: Jewish Enough, Asian Enough
Thursday, May 6 | 7:00 p.m.
Navigating the complexities of race in America, a panel of Asian Jews discuss the tensions and triumphs of intersecting their Asian and Jewish identities. Join Temple Isaiah and Beth Chayim Chadashim for a conversation between Gen Slosberg (she/her) and Jacob Sujin Kuppermann (they/them) of LUNAR - The Asian Jewish Film Project, Davi Cheng (she/her) of BCC, and David Chiu (he/him) of Temple Isaiah. In an honest and heartfelt discussion, we will explore both issues unique to this community, as well as the broader question of what it really means to be "Jewish and..."