Big Names Coming (virtually) to Santa Rosa
to help us Celebrate 5781

Voices of Israel:
Our People and Our Homeland Webinar Series
Sponsored by the Israel Committee

Mr. Dry Bones, Yaakov Kirschen

Our Webinar Series kicked off on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 10 am with the cartoonist of Dry Bones, Yaakov Kirschen. He shared with us how he builds our Jewish identity and knowledge through his cartoons. You can see the talk at



On Sunday, December 13 at 10 am, Stand With Us Israel’s dynamic educator Charlotte Korshak teaches us about Conceptions and Misconceptions about Israel, Zionism, and the Jews.




Sunday January 10: Rabbi Andrew Sacks, director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel on how non-Orthodox Jewish movements, such as Reform and Conservative, face extra challenges in Israel.



Sunday Feb. 14: Naya Lekht, PhD, Director of Education for Club Z, a Zionist club for teens, will explore “Anti-Zionism for Dummies”



Sunday, March 14 at 10 am.  Olga Mesho Washington, a  former South African,  dynamic speaker, and rregional director of Club Z, on why a “Black South African stands with Jews against antisemitism”.Sunday March 14. Olga Meshoe Washington of Club Z on “A Black South African stands with Jews against antisemitism”.



Sunday April 11. Celebrate Israel’s Independence with entertainment (song and stories) (Please recommend an Israeli entertainer you would like to perform for us!)


Sunday May 16. Dr. Paul Liptz will share with us Yemenite Jews returning home, from Operation Magic Carpet to major celebrities.