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JCC Limud Zoom Series

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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One event on May 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

Thursday, May 7: How Summer Camp Prepared me for Quarantine

Cantor Barbara Ostfeld will read a brief vignette from her memoir, Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim.
The reading will trigger a discussion about the personal experiences which prepared each of us to “shelter-in-place”.

To Register for the ZOOM event please email Cultural Arts Director Katie Wzontek at kwzontek@jccbuffalo.org. You will be sent an invite link to join the ZOOM prior to the event.

Thursday, May 14: Poetry Reading by Philip Terman

His recent collection is Our Portion: New and Selected Poems. Recent poems and essays have appeared in such publications as The Jewish Book Council, The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, The Forward, and Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust.  Terman received the Anna Davidson Award for Poetry on the Jewish Experience.

Please email Katie Wzontek at kwzontek@jccbuffalo.org to register and you will receive an invite to participate in the ZOOM event.

Thursday, May 21: Staying Fit at Home – How to Keep Moving When You Can’t Go Anywhere

Lisa Inglis PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy will discuss strategies to find motivation and build activity into daily life.  She will also provide some simple home exercise ideas for people to try.

Lisa is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Daemen College, a licensed Physical Therapist and a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy.  Her research interests include neurological rehabilitation with a focus on Parkinson’s disease and exercise to prevent falls with aging.

To register please email Katie Wzontek at kwzontek@jccbuffalo.org. A zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Thursday, May 28: Living Your Dream: A Story of Writing

Join Buffalo author and practicing neurologist Sandra Block as she discusses the story of believing in yourself, the craft of writing, and shares excerpts from her books. Little Black Lies is her debut, a finalist in the International Thriller Awards, and The Girl Without a Name and The Secret Room are the other books in the Zoe Goldman series. Her latest stand-alone novel What Happened That Night came out in June 2018.

To register please email Katie Wzontek at kwzontek@jccbuffalo.org. A zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Thursday, June 4: The new Victory Garden

Gardener and author Jackie Albarella will discuss the new trend to grow your own food. Just as we did after WWI and WWII this year may launch the new Victory Garden. Join Jackie as she talks about growing your own food from tomatoes to potatoes how anyone, anywhere can grow what they eat.

Jackie Albarella is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist and gardener. Her garden series has been aired throughout the country as well as locally in Buffalo, NY. Jackie is the author of three books, which include Dirty Tricks in the Garden, The Hotel Lafayette: Restoring Louise Bethune’s Masterpiece, and her latest, Women in the City of Good Neighbors. Albarella has received numerous awards and served on numerous community boards including the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, the Buffalo Broadcasters, and is a member of the Garden Writers Association.

To register please email Katie Wzontek at kwzontek@jccbuffalo.org. A zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Katie Wzontek
Phone:
716-204-2084
Email:
kwzontek@jccbuffalo.org
Website:
http://www.jccbuffalo.org

Venue

Buffalo, NY
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