HAZAK: Hazak Goes Dining, Israeli Style

March 11, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: 
Conference Room
  •  February 11, 2019: "Hazak Goes Dining, Israeli Style"

We will discuss the impact of the organic/vegetarian food movement on Israeli cooking and eating scene. Hagar Netser, OK Sh'lichah, will talk to us about vegan opportunities in Tel Aviv and Brenda Sislen Bergstein will offer the overview of the organic food industry. There will be a Kosher Wine tasting opportunity to compare Kosher wines from around the world, food tasting opportunities and lots of resources for those with an appetite for exploration.  Please RSVP to Sandy Walter (smwalter [at] mac [dot] com) by Friday, February 8.

  • Monday, March 11: "The Modern Haggadah"

We will explore the development of The Modern Haggadah.  In 2015 the family of Ohr Kodesh founding members, Dan and Clara Gordon z’’l  offered the OK Salzberg Family library the Judaica contents of the Gordon’s fabulous book collection.  Among the treasure trove of materials was a wonderful group of Haggadoth.  We are thrilled to highlight our Librarian extraorinare, Brenda Sislen Bergstein who has studied the modern Haggadah and become familiar  with these precious volumes as our presenter of this remarkable collection 

  • April 8, 2019: "The Impact of Age on Creativity" presented by Brandi Rose, Program Director for AFTA’s (Arts for the Aging). (bio further below)

Participants should bring a lunch and HAZAK will provide a pareve dessert & coffee. For more information, contact Sandy Walter at: SMWalter [at] rmac [dot] com or 301-980-5516 

Brandi Rose is the Program Director for AFTA’s (Arts for the Aging). Her role at AFTA is to develop and implement curricula, and manage AFTA’s artistic faculty and mission programs throughout the Washington Metropolitan community. Among her achievements, Brandi established a Teaching Artist Institute that provides professional development to the AFTA faculty, published the book What We Saw Today featuring work by senior artists, and produced AFTA’s first commercial gallery exhibition, Dream Ship, at the Joan Hisaoka Gallery in 2015. She has made field presentations for the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA), the D.C. Healthcare Association, and the Maryland Gerontological Association. Career highlights include those with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Opera, Smithsonian Associates, and in Chicago with CAPE (Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education) and Story Catchers Theatre.  Brandi holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music Education from James Madison University, and a Masters in Arts Management specializing in Arts in Youth and Community Development from Columbia College Chicago. She balances arts administration with her love for singing as a member of D.C.’s all female a cappella group Capital Blend.

Brandi will be accompanied by an artist/teacher from AFTA.

 

 

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