Co-sponsored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York.
Presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Road to the Gold: Israeli Baseball at the Tokyo Olympics
Tuesday, August 4th at 1:00 pm EDT
Presented by the Embassy of Israel in partnership with Maccabi USA and the Israel Baseball Association.
Have you ever wanted to ask a question directly to an MLB All-Star baseball player? Pitch your question… this is your chance! Join the Embassy of Israel for this unique opportunity to hear from players, coaches, and team managers.
The Israel National Baseball Team was scheduled to compete in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after winning the European qualifiers in September 2019.
This is the first time since 1976 that Israel has fielded a team for any Olympic team sport. While the Games have been postponed, we can still celebrate the team and their accomplishments together!
Webcast — Will the Pandemic Create New Urban Landscapes?
Tuesday, August 4th at 1:00 pm EDT
Presented by ISRAEL21c
Covid-19 has hit our cities hard. Stores are closing, theaters and cinemas are shut, and offices are emptying as people either work from home or lose their jobs entirely. In this atmosphere, it’s no surprise that people are leaving the cities in droves.
From Tel Aviv, to London and New York, our urban areas are under pressure in a way we haven’t seen for decades. Can they survive?
moderated by Nicky Blackburn, ISRAEL21c’s Editor and Israel Director.
Songs of Love — A Tu B’Av concert
Tuesday, August 4th at 8 PM EDT
Presented by American Friends of Magen David Adom.
Tu B'Av (Day of Love) Cooking Session with Chef Asaf Shinar
Wednesday, August 5th at 1:00 PM EDT
A special Tu B'Av (Day of Love) Cooking Session with Chef Asaf Shinar— "Dishes That Made Aliyah"
A special take on modern fusion Israeli cuisine. Hosted by Media Consultant & Project Manager Matan Boni and Hayley Sklar, Assistant Program Director at M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education
Presented by the World Zionist Organization (WZO) Department of Diaspora Affairs.
Noa (Ahinoam) Nini & Gil Dor — A special Tu B’Av (Day of Love) musical performance with the best of Noa’s hits
Wednesday, August 5th at 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by the World Zionist Organization (WZO) Department of Diaspora Affairs
Picture of His Life: Capturing a Photographer's Nature
Wednesday, August 19th at 12pm EDT
What happens when a documentary filmmaker focuses his lens on a world-renowned nature photographer, who has traveled the world to capture some of the rarest and most exotic images?
Thursday, August 20th 3PM EDT
Last week, United Arab Emirates became the third Arab country to make peace with Israel. How was this diplomatic breakthrough accomplished and what does it mean for peace in the region? Join us on Thursday as Ambassador Dennis Ross and David Makovsky of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy help us understand the significance of this breakthrough and what it means for the region. Co-hosted by Jewish Federations of North America and Jewish Federation of Orange County.
India-Israel Cooperation in Response to COVID-19
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 09:30 AM EDT
A special opportunity to hear from Israeli and Indian diplomats, and medical professionals, about the groundbreaking research and cooperation taking place to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian and Israeli researchers in India are working tirelessly on rapid testing technology and virus research to help address these urgent needs.
Investing in Coexistence
Thursday, September 10 2020 8:00 PM EDT
Known for his Landmark Philadelphia restaurant Zahav, Michael is a winner of five James Beard and co-owns four other local restaurants, all of which have gained critical acclaim. Learn from his expert techniques and observe as he prepares some of the finest dishes in Israeli and Jewish cuisine in the spirit of the upcoming Rosh Hashana holiday.
The Jews are Coming: A Conversation with the Creators of Israel’s Hit Satire Series (HaYehudim Baim)
Monday, September 14 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT
Israel on the Global Scene
Thursday, September 17 from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT
In the past several weeks Israel has entered the process of normalization with two Arab countries — United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain. Other countries in the region may soon follow suit. What are the prospects for a broad regional peace between Israel and the Arab world? How might this new regional spirit affect Israel’s relationship with the Palestinians?