Select Upcoming Events
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019 • 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM
The BRCA Gene: Let's Talk About It
Join UJA-Federation’s Healthcare and Women groups for an important panel discussion during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You’ll hear from experts in their fields who will share the latest research findings and advancements related to BRCA gene and breast cancer. Learn the steps our panelists are taking to prevent -- and raise awareness and educate people about -- an illness that affects so many individuals and families in the greater Jewish community and beyond. You’ll also discover the ways UJA is helping empower women to care for their health and well-being.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019 • 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
A Response to My Palestinian Neighbor: Yossi Klein Halevi & Yousef Bashir
Join UJA-Federation, The Jewish Week, and Park Avenue Synagogue for an illuminating talk between Yossi Klein Halevi, author of Letters to my Palestinian Neighbor, and Yousef Bashir, author of The Words of My Father, a response to Halevi's work. Their talk about finding hope for peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people will be moderated by Rabbi Neil Zuckerman of Park Avenue Synagogue.
You'll also learn about UJA's enduring commitment to helping Israel thrive by building bridges between people of diverse backgrounds -- like Halevi and Bashir.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019 • 1:30 PM — 3:30 PM
Open Your Eyes: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of the Holocaust's Legacy
Monday, November 11, 2019: Private Tour of Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.
Sunday, November 24, 2019: Meet with Holocaust survivors and hear their stories.
Teens in high school are invited to participate in a special two-part Holocaust education program this November. First, on Monday, November 11, you’ll visit Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, New York City, to take a private tour of its powerful landmark exhibit, Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away., before it leaves the museum in January.
Then, on Sunday, November 24, you’ll meet and hear from actual survivors at the Shames JCC on the Hudson in Westchester, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown.