Kicking off the Month Jewish Communities of theWorld Av: Grenada With author Dr. Dalia Choshen , Edna Assis moderated by Zvika Klein with readings by Asaf Ofek Admission free, subject to availability Alhambra Walls in Grenada, courtesy of Wikipedia Sun. Jul 15 8:00 PM Tue. July 3 5:00 PM Tararam Kids Yards of Musical Surprises Children’s Summer Events at Beit Avi Chai A musical performance for the entire family. With songs, dance, theater and fun activities! Ages 3 to 9 Admission: 50 NIS (child), 10 NIS (adult) Shlomo’s Daughter in the Tower A play for the month of Av Monday | August 6 th | 4:30 PM, 6:00 PM Tuesday | August 7 th | 4:30 PM, 6:00 PM For ages 4-8 Admission: 30 NIS per child | accompanying adults: 10 NIS Voca Shabbat Shabbat for the Entire Family Join us as we celebrate Shabbat with games, stories, performances and family singing accompanied by professional singers and musical educators With Sarit Zussman , Nurit Neuman Greenberg , Yitzhak Laor , Hanoch Re’im and Avia Bros . Musical direction and arrangements: Yair Seri For Ages 3 and above Shabbat | July 7 th | 4:00 PM Free Admission, tickets must be reserved in advance reservations The program respects the laws of Shabbat and is open to all! Mon. Jul 9 7:00 PM ISRAELI TALKS & BEITAVICHAI THETIMESOF ISRAEL Black Forest Premier of the English-language version of Black Forest Directors: Hadar Kleinman Zadok , Timna Goldstein Hattab Following the screening, survivor Kay Wilson speaks with Matthew Kalman The program takes place in English The program will take place in English. Admission: 40 NIS Photo: Shimrit Elkanati The Birds’ Bakery A Literary Musical Encounter A musical-reading performance with author Tammy Brown Elkeles reading her book “The Birds’ Bakery” With Sarit Zussman and pianist Muriel Hoffman For ages 4-8 Tuesday | July 10 th | 5:00 PM Tuesday | July 17 th | 5:00 PM Admission: 30 NIS per child | accompanying adults: 10 NIS Tue. Jul 10 5:00 PM Thu. Jul 19 8:00 PM David and Bat Sheva Daring and Freedom Meet the Wisdom of the Heart Performance followed by Discussion Given the spirited reaction to plays first performance, a panel-discussion with educators, psychologists, and social workers on the appropriate ways of presenting sensitive issues in children's plays and performances. Participants: Children’s Theater expert Dr. Olga Levitan ; Play Director Brachi Lifschitz ; children and youth specialist Helit Michaeli ; social worker Daniel Ro’ee . Moderated by Ha’aretz journalist Shany Littman Admission free, subject to availability Poetic Botany Jerusalem’s Botanical Gardens and Beit Avi Chai Beit Avi Chai’s Gallery Area turns green with an exhibition of trees, plants and flowers created and designed by Jerusalem’s Botanical Gardens. An exhibition composed of fauna from Israel alongside quotes from Israeli literature and poetry. Opening: Monday | July 23 rd 7:15 PM in Beit Avi Chai Free entrance; access to the exhibition available during BACs opening hours Exhibition Photo: Maoz Vaystooch Here and Nowwith Amit Segal: Sefer Devarim On repetition and emphases and the small and large differences in the Torah and in life Popular Channel 2 news anchor Amit Segal focuses on central issues and ideas in the book of Devarim and reflects on them in light of current affairs Admission: 20 NIS Thu. Aug 2 9:00 PM Mon. Aug 6 4:30 PM Tue. Aug 7 8:00 PM ISRAELI TALKS & BEITAVICHAI THETIMESOF ISRAEL The Legacy Book launch with Melanie Phillips In her first novel, journalist, author and broadcaster Melanie Phillips, presents the gripping story of conflicted Jewish identity, anti-Semitism and the irresistible force of history The program takes place in English Admission: 40 NIS Wed. Aug 8 9:00 PM My Story: Shlomi Saban Songs, Singers and Their Stories Moderator: Yoav Kutner Production and Artistic Direction: Admission: 60 NIS, students 30 NIS Photo: Orit Pnini 7:00 PM The Prophecies of David Ben-Gurion Screening of the documentary ‘Ben-Gurion, Epilogue’ followed by a discussion on Ben- Gurion’s proclaimed prophetic statements and his attitude to the Prophets of Israel Dr. David Barak-Gorodetsky, Ben-Gurion Research Institute, Sde Boker Prof. Yitzhak (Clinton) Bailey, Middle East expert who personally interviewed David Ben-Gurion for the documentary Admission: 20 NIS 7:30 PM No One is a Prophet in His Own Land A close and unexpected look at the connection between the words of the prophet and the place in which he prophesizes Prof. Nili Wazana, Chair, Department of Bible, Hebrew University Admission: 20 NIS 9:00 PM Prior to Arrival A musical-theatrical show with original music, dramatic sketches, and spoken word, in pursuit of the character of Elijah, the greatest of the early Prophets Script: Ro’i Ravitsky | Direction: Rachel Keshet Musical Direction: Orian Shukrun Actors: Inbal Milo, Rotem Vega Levi and Zohar Badash Musicians: Yair Ophir and Nadav Freedman Stage Design and Costumes: Sharon Shai Sharvit Admission: 60 NIS, students 30 NIS Three days filled with presentations, lectures, discussions and original performances devoted to Israel’s Biblical and modern prophets, with a special focus on the ways in which their thoughts and directives influence the State of Israel and Israeli society today In partnership with the Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University Sunday · July 8th Thursday · July 12 7:30 PM A Beast from Daniel’s Vision: Prophecy in Meir Ariel’s Charcoal Drawings With Prof. Michael Sigal and Elay Kornecki, Hebrew University Admission: 20 NIS 7:45 PM Revolution of the Second Isaiah: Book Launch of How Was the Tanach Born ? With author Prof. Israel Knohl, Hebrew University, interviewed by journalist Liat Regev Admission: 20 NIS 9:00 PM Charcoal Drawings: Meir Ariel’s Prophecies of Destruction With: Alon Eder, Maya Belsitzman and Matan Efrat, Yonatan Blumenfeld, Adi Rennert, Shachar Ariel, Prof. Nissim Calderon, Sigalit Banai, moderated by Yair Ya’akov; Musical Direction: Eyal Talmudi Admission: 60 NIS, students 30 NIS Illustration: Uri Goldberg Illustration: Gustave Dore, Elijah Ascends to Heaven in a Chariot of Fire Monday · July 9th BEIT AVI CHAI Beit Avi Chai JULY - AUGust 2018 ��������������������������� Where theWorlds of Jewish/Israeli Culture and Ideas Meet August 28th | August 29th | August 30th A Three-day Festival for First Graders and Their Families Full details: www.bac.org.il | Call Box Office: 02-6215900 | Shows are in Hebrew Photo :Dana Bar Siman Tov 7:30 PM Who is Coming from Edom? Bible and Midrashei Aggadah With Prof. Yair Zakovitch and Prof. Avigdor Shinan, Hebrew University Admission: 20 NIS 7:45 PM Isaiah of the Heavens A study session on the historical context and relationship of Isaiah’s prophecy to Jerusalem and the reflection in the creation of a new city Dr. Hillel Mali, Herzog College and Schecter Institute Admission: 20 NIS 9:00 PM Completing the Tanach with 929 Artists, journalists and public figures discuss and analyze their favorite prophecies With: Amir Benayoun, Rabbi Benny Lau, Rino Tzror, Dorit Rabinian, Galit Dahan Carlebach, Revital Vitelzon Jacobs, Arik Aber, and Rabbah Tamar Elad Applebaum. Moderated by Gal Gabay Admission: 20 NIS Illustration: Gustave Dore, Baruch Writes Jeremiah’s Prophecies 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.
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