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13th Annual Latkepalooza – December 6

Last year’s event sold out a week in advance, so get your tickets early!

Latkepalooza Lineup


Nov. 24 Brain Café – Israeli Prosperity & Poverty


This popular series continues with monthly discussions triggered by YouTube clips and brief articles from a variety of sources. This fall, we’re considering what the State of Israel could look like in 2020 as it tackles challenges and opportunities related to ethnic, religious, and national identity; economics and income disparity; and terrorism and other security threats. Read more…

Dec. 3: Book It! with Pam Jenoff, author of The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

In Pam Jenoff’s latest novel, young Adelia Monteforte begins the summer of 1941 aboard a crowded ship bound for America, utterly alone yet free of Fascist Italy. Whisked away to the seaside by her aunt and uncle, she begins to adapt to her new life, basking in the noisy affection of the boisterous Irish-Catholic boys next door. But hopes for a future together are throttled by the creep of war and a tragedy that hits much closer to home. Read more…

Dec. 24: Dine & Laugh at The Moo Shu Jew Show


Space is limited, so get your tickets today for the perfect December 24th duo of Jewish comedy and Chinese dinner! This year’s lineup features acclaimed stand-up specialists and late night TV favorites Cory Kahaney, Dan Naturman, and Buddy Fitzpatrick. Begin the evening with a delicious multi-course Chinese dinner in the heart of Chinatown. Read more…

berlin-brandenburgThe Gershman Y Travels to Berlin

Registration is open for our May 2, 2016, trip to Berlin, with deposit due by December 2. Highlights of the week-long journey include accommodations at a five-star hotel in the center of the city, complimentary breakfasts and fine dining, visits to artist studios and private art collections, architectural walking tours and a visit to the Jewish Museum and the Jewish quarter, and a day in the city of Potsdam. Read more…