Arts + Ideas

The hub of Jewish life in the greater Seattle area is now the home of an eclectic and invigorating Arts + Ideas program.

2019-20 Season Tickets On Sale Now!
SJCC is thrilled to bring you another amazing season of Arts+Ideas! This season’s artists will make you think, laugh until you cry, consider a different side of things, dance the night away, and connect with your community.

 

Calendar of Events​

  “Challah-Day” Baking: Round Challah for the Holiday
Sun, Sept 22 | 2 pm | SJCC
Celebrate the Jewish New Year baking beautiful round challah.
  Sukkot Cooking Class: Pumpkin & Potato Borekas
Sun, Oct 13 | 2 pm | SJCC
Make traditional Sephardic borekas, delicious filled pastries.
  “Safe Spaces” Film + Director Q&A
Thu, Oct 17 | 7:30 pm| SJCC
A NYC professor spends a week with his family while defending his controversial behavior.
  Rami Kleinstein and Piano: North American Tour
Tue, Oct 29 | 8 pm | SJCC
Israeli pop star known for his beautiful love songs and piano playing (think: Billy Joel and Elton John).
  Sandra Bernhard: “Quick Sand”
Sat, Nov 2 | 7 pm happy hour/VIP | 8 pm show | SJCC
The inimitable Sandra Bernhard, performs a thrilling mix of comedy and rock ‘n roll, a raucous mix of political satire, pop culture commentary, and cabaret with The Sandyland Squad Band.
  Movie Madness Marathon: SJFF Encores
Sun, Nov 17 | 1 pm, 3:15 pm, 5 pm | SJCC
Three films, one day! Binge on the best from 2019 Seattle Jewish Film Festival: “Heading Home,” “Light of Hope,” and “The Tobacconist.”
  Israeli Chef Adeena Sussman
Thu, Nov 21 | 7 pm | SJCC
Meet Israel’s next hot chef (“Sababa”) and taste some of her kosher dishes.
  “Eight Nights” Staged Reading
Tue, Dec 10 | 7 pm | SJCC
Book-It Repertory Theatre performs a staged reading of Jennifer Maisel’s new play about immigrants who inhabit an apartment from 1949 to 2016.
  Hanukkah Community Concert + Celebration
Sun, Dec 8 | 11 am | SJCC
Cantorial soloist Elana Jagoda and Seattle’s own Chava Mirel Trio headline the J’s family Hanukkah celebration. Plus: games, food trucks, latkes, and activities!
  Kung Pao Xmas: “Abe”
Wed, Dec 25 | 5 pm | SJCC
Chinese food and a movie! Twelve-year-old Abe cooks to unite his half-Israeli, half-Palestinian family.

Stay tuned for the rest of the 2019-20 season!

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