Long Island Office Opening & Community Celebration

Nov 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Nov 1, 2017 1:00 PM

6900 Jericho Turnpike
Suite 309
Syosset, NY 11791
United States

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Join colleagues and friends to celebrate the opening of The Jewish Education Project's new office. The Long Island team invites educators and lay leaders for a morning of conversation and inspiration for the year ahead. Meet with the executive team and staff of The Jewish Education Project, as well as leaders of the Long Island Jewish community, including our new Board President, Craig Padover.

Join us in Syosset for brunch followed by a short program for educators and lay leaders.

SCHEDULE:

  • 10:00 AM: Arrival,  Brunch, Affixing of Mezuzahs
  • 10:30 AM: Welcome & Community Overview 
  • 11:15 AM: Meet our Team, Mix and Mingle in Conversations of Your Choice  
  • 12:15 PM: Guest Presentation by Israeli Filmmakers w/Discussion & Scenes from their Films (concludes at 1:00)

ABOUT THE FILMMAKERS:

Tamar Kay's debut film, The Mute's House, has won several International awards for Best Short Documentary this year. Tamar has directed and edited numerous short films that were screened in many festivals and won awards, both locally and internationally. 

Or Sinai was the winner this past June at the Cannes Film Festival for Best Student Film, prevailing over more than 2,000 other entries from 227 film schools around the world. Her film, Anna, stars Evgenia Dodina, one of Israel's most revered actresses. We welcome both filmmakers with special thanks to the The Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Program.

Looking forward to celebrating together!

Fondly, 

The Long Island Team

Deb Friedman, Shellie Dickstein, Suri Jacknis, Ellen Rank, Shariee Calderone, Margy Ringelheim, Alyse Ticker

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