Monday, October 11, 2010

Cool Jew in Jerusalem

Two special events on tap this week in Jerusalem!

1. An Evening of Spoken Word
אירוע "ספוקן וורד " בירושלים

Come here the debut of my newest piece at a bilingual "Evening of Spoken Word" on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010. אירוע "ספוקן וורד" בירושלים at the Avram Coffee Bar, 97 Jaffa Road, Jerusalem. בר-קפה אברם ,רח יפו 97.

Big thanks to meshoreret Michaela Lamdan for putting together an amazing program!

משוררים, מוסיקאים ושחקנים
בערב יוצגו טקסטים מלווים במוסיקה במגוון סגנונות ה"ספוקן"
Harold Rubin &JC Jones
ורדה בן חור, חגית גרוסמן ואופיר לוקיי, ללי ציפי מיכאלי בלווי סקסופן ,יחזקאל נפשי וא.ב. דן , אמיר מנשהוף, נעם פרתום , שירה ז' כרמל , מיכאלה למדן,אפרת קוזין,מרפי ,גילי א' דנון
אורחת מיוחדת - הסופרת ליסה קלג מקליפורניה
If you don't read Hebrew, that last line reads "Special guest: author Lisa Alcalay Klug from California!"
כניסה- 20 ש"ח
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2. Catch the Cool Jew show at the Conservative Yeshiva

Wednesday, Oct. 13th, 2010, 12:30 pm

Cool Jew: A Cultural Ride for Every Member of the Tribe

A fun-filled romp across the contemporary Jewish cultural landscape. Includes musical samplings, slides, poignant personal anecdotes and humorous escapades fresh from the United States and the massive tour across North America, Europe and Israel that launched the best-selling book, Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe, the first humor book honored in the 50-year history of the National Jewish Book Awards.

Lisa Alcalay Klug is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author of Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe. She has published hundreds of articles in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem Report, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Moment, Hadassah, Forward and many other mainstream and Jewish media outlets. Over the past two years, she has co-curated, performed and presented at more than 100 events in the U.S., Canada, Israel and Europe at a wide variety of venues. These include universities, synagogues, book fairs, Jewish Federation events and festivals including Jewlicious and Limmud conferences in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, London, Berlin and Amsterdam. She holds a Masters of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (Phi Beta Kappa and with highest honors) from the University of California at Berkeley. She also completed post-graduate work at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem with a focus on Contemporary Jewry. Lisa is the founding director of Tolerant Nation, which provides innovative arts and cultural events for young Jews to interact with one another, connect to their Jewish legacy and explore cross-cultural experiences.