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Annie Korzen in the LA Times

A wonderful feature on our beloved Annie Korzen – front page of the LA Times Calendar section!

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Our new digital storytelling competition!

Think of it as a grab-n-go story for the 21st-century soul. Four themes will be explored over the course of our season, each featuring a handful of stories released weekly on YouTube. The story, within each theme, to accumulate the most views over its first week online will win…

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True Colors Discussion!

Join Palo Alto JCC (virtually) for a unique online experience celebrating Jews of Color. From the hit show True Colors, hear a short excerpt of revealing and inspiring stories from Jews of Color that explore identity, community and being a Jew in modern times – plus a live discussion with actor/writer Joshua Silverstein!

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Meet Ronda Spinak | Founder & Artistic Director of a nonprofit story company called The Braid

We had the good fortune of connecting with Ronda Spinak and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Ronda, what inspires you?
I’m inspired by courage. People who take risks. Acts of selflessness and kindness.

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In Los Angeles, a theatre spotlight shines on next-gen Iranian-American voices

When she was growing up in Woodland Hills in Los Angeles’s suburban San Fernando Valley, Ora Yashar felt very American. But at home, her parents were preoccupied with their native Iran. “I always heard stories,” Yashar told the Forward. “My parents were always talking about life before the Revolution. They always talk about Iran….”

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Inside Our Time – The Digital Series

With over 30,000 combined views!

Back in March, as the COVID-19 pandemic took off, we asked our community to send in their stories illuminating some aspect of what we are feeling and experiencing during this unprecedented time in our recent history.

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