(AJNews) – Each week, Michele Doctoroff collects and shares some Jewish content COVID diversions that she calls her “weekly Jewish hug.” This is her 7th instalment but the second one we’ve shared at Alberta Jewish News. Enjoy!
Are your dear children missing summer camp? A spirited camp song full of memory & hope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta-Awrz069c&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0x_g9sJdqg0UIP2fPD0uSdXgFC3_-2eiiP2gUHYljCFs5QoHELMzUqNWk
Do you love Jewish humour & Jewish comedians? Join David Benkof for any or all Mondays in Aug, 10 am, register https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funny-jews-free-five-week-online-class-tickets-112561683024
Natan Sharansky reflects on his life from the Soviet gulag, to the rough-and-tumble of Israel politics, to his leadership of the Jewish Agency, for his new book release, Mon. Aug. 3, 3:00. Register https://temple-emanu-el-streicker-center-classes.ticketleap.com/natan-sharansky-prison-politics-and-the-jewish-people/details
Qi-gong – Moving Mindfully with Natalie Goldfein from Jewish Live, every Monday at 10 am via Zoom. Register https://jewishlive.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlfu-qqDkpE9DE8-CKEsvJJeVvk7cbrG1L
Heroes of the Pandemic, from Israel, a must read article to honour those on the front-line and those who perish https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/heroes-of-the-pandemic-toronto-raised-granddaughter-of-holocaust-survivors-cared-for-israels-first-victim-of-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR0G2gw86Nez0SU7xODbGpUM_4JDYkq3kz29iZl8fIDIxd6Bk4g2OWpSTxY & the podcast of the same https://bit.ly/IsraelStoryinthebeginning
Hankus Nesky: Klezmer music & community in 20th century Philadelphia, Hear from one of the most knowledgeable people on the topic, Thrs. July 30, 5:00 register https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DKvowgOnRHylwIKvNarVAg
Another one for the kids Fun at home, summer camp experiments https://reformjudaism.org/jewish-life/family/parenting/3-fun-home-science-experiments-jewish-summer-camp?utm_source=TMT-Tuesday&utm_medium=email&utm_content=2020_7_28
Love comedy? Laugh along with Judd Apatow in conversation with Allan Zweibel, author of Laugh Lines & writer behind some of the funniest lines in SNL. Thrs. Aug. 6, 4;30, register https://temple-emanu-el-streicker-center-classes.ticketleap.com/alan-zweibel–judd-apatow-whats-so-funny-about-america/details
The Music of Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, concert with Jewish performers from all over the world. Sun. Aug. 9, 11:30 am, register https://yivo.org/Beyle100
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