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BEIT AVI CHAI To reserve tickets for BEIT AVI CHAI events: please call our box office: 02-621 5900 > Discount for Jerusalem-card holders. Details at the box office. > Discounted tickets available through our website. > Free parking for ticket purchasers. > Tickets held up to 20 minutes before the start of each program. > Free entrance for soldiers, subject to availability, upon showing military identification. > For free events: up to two tickets per person, subject to availability, may be reserved in advance. Reservations can be made three business days before each event by calling the BEIT AVI CHAI box office. Tickets not collected in time will be returned to the box office. > Programs are subject to changes, so kindly confirm via the BEIT AVI CHAI website. > Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in Hebrew. > Special programs organized for visiting groups and tourists. The Book of Ruth: A New Israeli Commentary Book launch of the latest publication from the Avi Chai Library with Dr. Gila Wachman and Prof. Avigdor Shinan and guests Ruth Banai, Prof. Yair Zakovitch , moderated by Meital Blumenthal Gordon, music with Hanan Yovel Admission free, subject to availability The Book of Ruth: A New Israeli Commentary Book launch of the latest publication from the Avi Chai Library with Dr. Gila Wachman and Prof. Avigdor Shinan and guests Ruth Banai , Prof. Yair Zakovitch , moderated by Meital Blumenthal Gordon , music with Hanan Yovel Admission free, subject to availability Mon. May 7 8:00 PM Zev Raban, ad for Ruth cigarettes, Government monopoly on Turkish tobacco, c. 1925 Kicking off the Month Jewish Communities of theWorld Sivan: Odessa With Prof. Ziva Shamir , Dr. Ido Basok , moderated by Tal Rosner , music with Yehuda Greenbaum Admission free, subject to availability Photo: Wikipedia, Zoltan Kluger, GPO,Chaim Nachman Bialik 1923, Shaul Tchernichovsky, 1927 Photo: Chaim Twito Design: efrat solomon Mon. May 14 8:00 PM BEIT AVI CHAI Tue. May 1 8:30 PM The Times of Israel and Beit Avi Chai Present David Broza Israel’s legendary balladeer David Broza on his life and his multi-platinum music career Admission: 40 NIS Photo: Shlomi Carmeli Photo: Ilan Besor Beit Avi Chai May – June 2018 �������������������������������� Where the Worlds of Jewish / Israeli Culture and Ideas Meet Photo: Dan Peretz Festive Sessions of Food and Text A study encounter in honor of Shavuot filled with first fruits, the fruits of Israel – and trying to understand how cheese has taken over With educator Chaya Gilboa and food maven Heday Afaim Admission: 50 NIS Food for the Soul Tue. May 15 8:30 PM Tue. May 15 8:00 PM May. Mar 22 8:00 PM Study Group - Lecture Series for the General Public Sexual Assault in Jewish Law A text-based study session focusing on the sin of sexual assault as seen in the writings and rulings of the Sages, Maimonides, early Talmudic commentators and the Code of Jewish law Lecturer: Dr. Ronit Ir-shai Admission: 20 NIS Study Group - Lecture Series for the General Public Tradition and Change in Halacha in the Eyes of the JerusalemTalmud We will study texts relating to a fundamental challenge in the halachic system: how does Jewish law cope with change? Does the halachic system change as reality changes? How does the halachic system deal with early rulings and common practice? How do Talmudic Sages address these issues? Lecturer: Hanan Mazeh A two-part series to take place on Tuesdays, 8:00 PM on May 22nd and May 29th Admission: 20 NIS per session Photo :Hartman Institute Photo: Yossi Zamir, The Israeli Institute of Democracy Shavuot Night at Beit Avi Chai Sharing Our Story Saturday Night May 19th 11:00 PM – 4:00 AM 8:30 PM | Rebuilt Jerusalem: Daydreams Jerusalem’s C.A.T.A.M.O.N Dance Troupe brings Boris Schatz’s utopic book to life 9:00 PM | Perspectives from Jerusalem Jerusalem artists, writers and poets use the power of their creative gifts to express and recreate Jerusalem as they see it 7:30 PM | Screening and Discussion of Maktub With scriptwriters/film actors Guy Amir and Hanan Savyon , moderated by Yitzhak Laor 9:00 PM | Our City Spoken word, music, poetry slam, and original texts are all in play in an evening led by young Jerusalem artists as they discuss their Jerusalem identities, the place of Tel Aviv – and their hopes for the future 11:30 PM | Midnight Prayer Yagel Harush and the Yedidut Ensemble host Yishai Ribo to bring Tikkun Chatzot, the prayer that mourns destruction, exile and loneliness – and a prayer for Divine return to Jerusalem 10:30 AM | The Bourgeoisie From Rechavia to Talbia: a guided walking tour in the footsteps of the changing elites of Jerusalem neighborhoods 10:30 AM | Collection in Jerusalemandher Gardens With Jerusalem’s Green Initiative, a walking tour to collect leftover foods and useable items left in community gardens, supermarkets and the street 11:00 AM | Dumpster or Jerusalem Chef? Jerusalem’s Green Initiative and Four Seasons Catering lead a Mediterranean cooking workshop made from ingredients saved from the dumpster 1:00 PM | Kabbalat Shabbat with Jerusalem Groove Join Reva LeAfrica and guests A-WA and Shaa’nan Street in an original performance featuring songs and sounds of welcoming Shabbat in Jerusalem Wednesday, May 9th Thursday, May 10th Friday, May 11th A Festival of Arts and Culture Lunar Legends: The Tailors and the Moon A play for the month of Iyar The moon demands a new dress. Is there a tailor to fulfill the moon’s bidding? Tuesday | May 1st | 5:00 PM Thursday | May 3rd | 5:00 PM (Lag BaOmer) For ages 4-8 Admission: 30 NIS per child | accompanying adults: 10 NIS Tue. May 1 5:00 PM Lunar Legends: The Brothers and the Fox A play for the month of Sivan The wily fox comes to a wheat field. Under the light of the moon, he discovers the secret of two loving brothers Tuesday | May 15th | 5:00 PM Wednesday | May 16th | 5:00 PM Wednesday | May 23rd | 5:00 PM Thursday | May 24th | 5:00 PM For ages 4-8 Admission: 30 NIS per child | accompanying adults: 10 NIS Tue. May 15 5:00 PM Photo: Maoz Vaystooch Photo: Maoz Vaystooch Pirkei Avot 2018 In honor of Israel’s 70th year, Beit Avi Chai’s annual Pirkei Avot series studies selected segments of the Ethics of the Fathers with Israel Prize laureates Prof. Ruth Gavison , Israel Prize laureate for Law Research (2011): The Obligation to Obey the Law Mrs. Adina Bar Shalom , Israel Prize laureate for Special Contribution to Society and to the Country (2014): To Give Charity and Receive Moderator: Dr. Aliza Lavie MK Admission: 20 NIS Sun. May 6 8:00 PM The Reva LeAfrica ensemble and guests A-WA and Shaa’nan Street with an original performance featuring the songs and sounds of welcoming Shabbat in Jerusalem Admission: 60 NIS, students 30 NIS Kabbalat Shabbatwith JerusalemGroove Photo: Amit Ofek Closing Event of the Made in Jerusalem Festival: Wed. May 16 9:00 PM My Story Songs, Singers and Their Stories Yonatan Razel hosts his father , Rabbi Micah Razel Moderator: Yoav Kutner Production and Artistic Direction: Monocrave Admission: 60 NIS, students 30 NIS Tue. May 22 20:30 PM Premier of OTOTO Castle in Time Orchestra and The Israeli Cameri Orchestra The premier of the latest musical interpretation written by celebrated young musicians, performed with two orchestras. Created by Matan Daskal and Shalev Ne’eman Admission: 60 NIS, students 30 NIS Fri. May 11 1:00 PM A night of text-based study, discussion, reflection and sharing of personal and communal experiences of the Jewish people as seen through the eyes of Jewish/Israeli texts and ideas Avivah Zornberg, Bilha Ben-Eliahu, Shai Finkelstein, Yair Agmon, Yuval Malchi, Yishayahu Gafni, Neria Ben-Shahar, Amichai Hasson, Amit Segal, Shimon Azulay, Elchanan Nir and others Full program, including English sessions, available on the BAC website Acapella performances and refreshments in the BAC courtyard Admission free, subject to availability Separate program for youth in conjunction with the Municipal Youth Council

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