Heritage & Health Series Program
|DAY & DATE||EVENT DESCRIPTION|
|Wednesday, JAN. 10||
College Hour: Week of Welcome (WOW!)
“Gratitude Wall” & Kosher Falafel
Campus Center Dining Room (2201); 12 noon-1 p.m.
|Thursday, JAN. 18||
Lecture Series I & Film Festival I: Holocaust Survivor Ben SternHearthside Lounge (2313); 10-11:30 a.m.
This Holocaust documentary Near Normal Man followed by a conversation and Q&A with the survivor of nine concentration camps and two death marches Ben Stern.
|Wednesday, JAN. 24||
Krav Maga: Self-Defense TrainingHearthside Lounge (2313); 12 noon-1:30 p.m.
Instructor David Kadosh will be teaching a class on how to defend yourself using the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga.
|Thursday, JAN. 25||
Lecture Series II: History of Antisemitism in American LiteratureHearthside Lounge (2313); 12 noon-1:30 p.m.
Foothill College English Instructor Dr. Scott Lankford will speak about the long and daunting history of Antisemitism in American literature — including such beloved classics as Uncle Tom’s Cabin and The Great Gatsby.
Lecture Series III: History of American Jewish Humor
Hearthside Lounge (2313); 9-9:50 a.m.
Film Festival II: American Jerusalem — Jews and the Making of San FranciscoHearthside Lounge (2313); 10-11:50 a.m.
This documentary is about the Jews of San Francisco, and the central role they played in transforming San Francisco from sleepy village to thriving metropolis.
Film Festival III: An American TailHearthside Lounge (2313); Noon-1:50 p.m.
This movie tells the story of Fievel Mousekewitz and his family as they emigrate from the Imperial Russian territory of Ukraine to the United States for freedom.
|Wednesday, JAN. 31||
Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree PlantingAdministration Building (1900), S. Wing Garden; Noon-1 p.m.
Tu Bishvat is the Jewish New Year for trees. Join us for an oak tree planting ceremony to bring the Jewish Heritage Month to a close. We will be providing a wide range of dried fruits and nuts to enjoy.
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Heritage Month Planning
Campus Center, Room 2008
Come view posters about Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews and Jewish artifacts in the
All events are free admission and sponsored by the ASFC OwlCard Student ID
Co-sponsored by Foothill Jewish Student Union and Hillel of Silicon Valley.