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Adult Learning – Lunch and Learn
September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wednesday afternoon lunch and learn
Wednesday Lunch time
12:00pm Lunch (optional) $10; 12:45pm Lecture
Enjoy lunch and fabulous tidbits of learning during the day. Each month on the third Wednesday, there will be lectures from varied and learned sources ranging from TBI history to the Israel Film Festival to Yiddish and Hebrew Language. Join the discussion each session as these presenters bring these interesting topics straight to you here at Temple Beth Israel. Stay tuned to the TBI Bulletin and eBlast for each month’s topic.
THIS MONTH’S TOPIC:
Sneak Preview of the 2019 Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema with Executive Director Cindy Stern
September 18, 2019
Presenter: Cindy Stern
Cindy Stern has been with the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema for 10 years. For the past five she has served as the organization’s executive director, where, among other things like marketing and fundraising, she meets and negotiates with Israeli directors, actors and film distributors to annually bring the local audience the finest selection of Israeli features, documentaries and television series made over the previous 12 months—plus the context to go with it. For 30 years, she served as an award-winning writer and producer on the ad campaigns of Starbucks, United Airlines, McDonald’s, Target and other Fortune 500 companies. She is also an active member of Hadassah and a former cultural arts commissioner of Highland Park. Born in Hollywood, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Colorado and a Master’s degree in nonprofit management from Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning and Leadership.