Do you have a habit that you can’t change no matter what you have tried? In this workshop, learn what your habit loop is, how mindfulness is the first step towards changing it, and how to develop a new routine through the power of compassion.
Carley has been studying and teaching about behavior change for over a decade. Join her as she shares the four secret steps to change your habits and your life forever. Are you Ready?
Please join us for this unique opportunity to hear Max Schireson discuss his personal journey to tech success. This special event is part of the OFJCC’s Decoded series, formerly the High Tech Breakfast Series.
Week to Week is headed back to Silicon Valley, and it's just in time for a preview of the next night's GOP debate on CNN! Join our panelists for informative and engaging commentary on political and other major news, audience discussion of the week’s events, and our news quiz!
A Red Army doctor found a diary of a teenage girl in the ruins of Auschwitz after its liberation in 1945 and took it back with her to the Soviet Union. It has been in her private possession for more than seventy years until it was discovered after her death by her granddaughter. Rywka's Diary is an astonishing historical document and a moving tribute to the many ordinary people whose lives were forever altered by the Holocaust.
World-renowned psychologist Carol Dweck will discuss her research on how a growth mindset can promote achievement in education and innovation in business. She has discovered that praise for intelligence can actually undermine performance, and she will share some other common pitfalls to help you achieve a growth mindset.
Enjoy an intimate conversation with Lavinia Spalding, editor of The Best Women’s Travel Writing series. She will be joined by other contributors to the anthology and discuss travel planning and writing. Come prepared to laugh, listen, share and be entertained while enjoying wine and cheese!
My Kitchen Year follows the change of seasons—and Reichl’s emotions—as she slowly healed through the simple pleasures of cooking. While working 24/7, former editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine Reichl would throw quick meals together for her family and friends. After Gourmet closed its doors, she had the time to rediscover what cooking meant to her.
Spend your day learning, celebrating and hands-on doing at the intersection of food, sustainability and Jewish life. Work together to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community, and a healthier and more sustainable world for all (participants of all religious backgrounds are welcome).
As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions.
Seth M. Siegel’s book Let There Be Water illustrates how Israel can serve as a model for the US and countries everywhere by showing how to blunt the worst of the coming water calamities.
How did one of the nation’s top legal strategists convince the Supreme Court to support marriage equality?
In her riveting new book, Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of Doma, renowned attorney Roberta Kaplan gives a personal account of her successful argument in favor of this landmark ruling.
What’s it like to get the “royal tour” of Israel?
Peter Greenberg, CBS News travel editor and host of PBS’s The Royal Tour series, details his one-on-one trip through the Holy Land with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Join author Sherry Turkle for a talk about her new book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age.
With readers and admirers that span Aziz Ansari to Gish Jen, renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a departure from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity and productivity—and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.
Never, ever give up. You’re never too old to chase your dreams. And it takes a team. That became Nyad’s mantra after four failed attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida. Nyad finally accomplished her lifelong dream at the age of 64.