Art Openings –
“Jews in Cuba” by Debbi Rosenfeld
Large (50 images) documentary photo exhibit which examines the complex lives of Jews in Cuba. In conjunction with the opening of the exhibit Rabbi Jerry Cutler of Creative Arts Temple will speak at 8pm in the Spiegel Auditorium about his recent highly informative fact finding mission to Cuba.
“Student Fine Art Show” curated by Claire Kohne.
Students from the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will be presenting their cutting edge art at an exciting opening at Gindi Hall.
“Discovering Hope: Faces of the Holocaust” by Eli Rubel
Twenty-three year old brilliant photographer Eli Rubel explores in his compelling study of faces of survivors the pain and agony of their experiences in the Holocaust.
Book Event – 7pm: Coffee Bean
“Bending Towards the Sun” by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie
A miraculous lesson in courage and recovery, Bending Toward the Sun tells the story of a unique bond forged in the wake of brutal terror during the Holocaust. Author Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and her mother, Rita Lurie, bring together the stories of three generations of women-mother, daughter, and granddaughter-to understand the legacy that unites, inspires, and haunts them all.