Embassy of Israel - Cultural Calendar
June 2015
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Cultural Calendar | June 2015


Sacred Foods of Israel

June 4

Washington DC JCC
How does religion contribute to and define food? The answer lies in a panel discussion of the Sacred Foods of Israel. The event will include an Israeli culinary tasting menu inspired by the panelists' cookbooks. To read more, click here.

Terrorism in Cyberspace

June 10

Library of Congress
In his new book Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation, Professor Gabriel Weimann says terrorists’ use of the Internet continues to expand and proliferate, change and evolve. To read more, click here.

Washington Men's Camerata 

June 13

The Kennedy Center
To conclude their 30th Anniversary season, the Washington Men's Camerata will celebrate the anniversaries of people, places, and things. Topping off the program is their final Anniversary commission, an arrangement of Yerushalayim Shel Zahav by American choral legend Alice Parker. To read more, click here.

The Farewell Party

June 12

The Avalon Theatre
The Farewell Party is a unique, compassionate and unlikely funny story of a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who decide to help their terminally ill friend. When rumors of their assistance begin to spread, more and more people ask for their help, and the friends are faced with a life and death dilemma. To read more, click here.

Touchdown Israel

June 16

Washington DC JCC
Against all odds, an aggressive new sport is playing out in the Israel’s stadiums. Secular or religious, Israeli-born or not, these Jews, Muslims and Christians are transformed from ordinary citizens into fierce gridiron competitors on a quest for Israel Bowl glory. To read more, click here.

God's Neighbors

June 24

The Avalon Theatre
Avi, Kobi, and Yaniv, young working-class zealots, have appointed themselves enforcers of the Torah in their neighborhood of Bat Yam, but the group’s dynamic is challenged when their leader, Avi, threatens a young woman who defies their rules, yet awakens his desire. To read more, click here.

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