Distinguished Panel on The True Value of the Jewish Community
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The last date listed for The True Value of the Jewish Community was Tuesday May 21, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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Jazz historian Mark Cantor pulls from his vast collection of more than 2,500 music-related movie clips for this screening series, titled Giants of Jazz on Film. He'll be on hand to introduce and discuss rare archival footage of Golden Age jazz legends ranging from Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald to Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and many, many more. Each evening revolves around a different theme, from clips captured at the famed Cotton Club to a look at Broadway and Hollywood's influence on jazz, and includes a light buffet and wine. Please see the full event description for the upcoming lineup. Learn More
How do we know what’s valuable? If the most valuable things are priceless, then why do we say “everything has its price?” In a transaction, does the monetary price capture all the worth or is there more left to interpret? And how do we put a value on being Jewish? Distinguished sociologist Robert N. Bellah, best known for his ground breaking Habits of the Heart, Rabbi David Ellenson, President of Hebrew Union College, UpStart’s Toby Rubin and Stanford University’s Ari Kelman join in a provocative conversation about the inherent value of Jewish community beyond the dollar prices of Hebrew Day Schools, synagogues, camps and philanthropy.
About the Ticket Supplier: Jewish Community Center of San FranciscoThe mission of the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco is to enrich life, build Jewish identity, promote the development of meaningful bonds within our community, and facilitate connections with Israel and Jews worldwide.
The Center is the Jewish gateway and neighborhood where all are welcome. It provides quality experiences through a mix of formal and informal Jewish educational, recreational, and cultural activities. People of all ages are invited to participate at their level of interest and encouraged toward higher levels of involvement in Jewish life and in the community at large.