JCC springtime events - by Mario Morone
posted: Apr. 01, 2021
Lev Rothenberg, Director of Arts & Education at the Jewish Community Center of Indianapolis, recently announced some virtual springtime events they are hosting.
"On Sunday, April 11 at 1 p.m., a new 'Israel Talks' series kicks off. It features the JCC's Shinshinim (young Israeli emissaries) and their Israeli guest experts, speaking about interesting topics. First up is Gaby Hayon, Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Mobileye, a company that provides the hardware and software needed to enable Advanced Driver Assist Systems and eventually fully autonomous vehicles to more than 25 automaker partners, including some of the world's largest. He will be discussing Israel's reputation as the 'Home of Start-Ups.' Admission is FREE", he explained.
image courtesy of Mobileye
"On Thursday, April 15 at 8 p.m., actress Tovah Feldshuh discusses her memoir Lilyville: Mother, Daughter and Other Roles I've Played (about her relationship with her mother, Lily). This event is FREE for just the ticket, and $36 includes the ticket, a copy of the book and admission to a VIP meet & greet with Tovah at 7 p.m." Mr. Rothenberg mentioned.
image courtesy of TK
"On Thursday, April 22 at 8 p.m., there will be a FREE 'gallery reception' with local Indy artists, painter Julia Wickes and her husband, photographer Jack Wickes. They will discuss pieces they created during the 'stay at home'/'shelter in place' period of the COVID-19 pandemic," he noted.
image courtesy of Julie & Jack Wickes
More information and registration is available at: www.JCCindy.org/events
or by calling (317) 251-9467.
Located at 6701 Hoover Road, the JCC's history states, "For the past 100 years, the Jewish Community Center has been a neighborhood and community resource in Indianapolis. From its start in 1914 at 23rd and Meridian Street to its current location on Hoover Road, the JCC has been dedicated to serving the Indianapolis community and responsive to its needs through programming and resource availability. For the past century, the JCC has created a multi-generational, inclusive environment where all people can live, learn, play and connect. One hundred years after its modest beginnings, the JCC continues to serve the community with its holistic approach to wellness- optimal healthy living for the mind, body and spirit."