arts 01.12.12

Jan 22 at 92YTribeca:
Comedian Judy Gold
and Former New York Times "Ethicist"
Randy Cohen and more…

(Sponsored Email)

Sun, Jan 22, 10 AM-4 PM | 92YTribeca |
200 Hudson Street at the corner of Canal

Join comedian Judy Gold, former NY Times "Ethicist" Randy Cohen, Rabbi Capers Funnye (Michele Obama's cousin) and others for talks about Jewish Humor, Greek Culture, Ethics and more as part of Will to Learn: A Day of Talks Honoring the Great Minds of Terezín on Sunday, Jan 22. This daylong program is inspired by the over 4000 lectures given by the inmates of the Terezín Ghetto. An extraordinary group of experts will offer their interpretation of the topics presented at Terezín.


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FULL-DAY SESSION (10 am-4 pm) Tickets: $149
Includes all sessions below as well as breakfast, lunch and a post-program reception

MORNING SESSION (10 am-12:30 pm) Tickets: $59
• Coffee/Pastries
• Terezín in Context, with Martin Šmok, Holocaust documentary producer
• Jewish Ethics, with Randy Cohen, former New York Times "Ethicist" and Jane Eisner, Editor of The Forward
• The Significance of Greeks in the History of Culture, with Milette Gaifman, PhD, associate professor of art and classics at Yale and grandniece of Terezín inmate Karel Fleischmann

AFTERNOON SESSION (12:45-4 pm) Tickets: $99
• Box Lunch
• Lisa Peschel, PhD, MFA, groundbreaking scholar, presenting a lively performance in word and song based on works written at Terezín
• Travels to African Jews, with Rabbi Capers Funnye, spiritual leader of Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago and Michelle Obama's cousin (This talk is presented in cooperation with Be'chol Lashon.)
• Jewish Humor, with Judy Gold, award-winning comedian, actress and playwright and Sam Hoffman, founder of, moderated by political humorist Scott Blakeman
• Post-Program Reception

Will to Create, Will to Live: The Culture of Terezín is generously supported by The Rita Allen Foundation; and The Harold W. and Ida L. Goldstein Lecture Fund through the Estate of Sanford Goldstein. Additional support is provided by an anonymous donor; Suzi and Martin J. Oppenheimer; UJA-Federation of New York; the Austrian Cultural Forum; the Czech Center New York; and the Consulate General of Israel in New York. Visit to Learn more about Will to Create, Will to Live: The Culture of Terezín series.

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