What Does Jewish Look Like to You?, a monologue showcase to be held at GHC on Sunday April 23

Published: Sunday, April 2, 2017

Candice Edwards Marchrones. photo by Christine FischerKALEIDOSCOPE - What Does Jewish Look Like to You? will be presented live at at 4:00 pm on Sunday April 23 at Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Kaleidoscope is a narrative-arts driven initiative that was sparked by a desire to highlight the stories of Jews of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, observance levels, and interfaith experiences. This monologue showcase featuring personal stories from 6 Jews of diverse and ethnic backgrounds, followed by a Q&A with the performers. It is produced and directed by Vanessa Hidary. Advanced sale tickets are now on sale $18 per person for General Admission and $36 per person for Patron Tickets that include Reserved Seating and Thank You listing. Tickets paid for after April 17 are $25 per person General Admission. Tickets and more info at www.g-h-c.org/jew

VANESSA HIDARY Internationally acclaimed Spoken Word Artist/Solo Performer/Author/ Actress/Writer/Director, grew up on Manhattan's culturally diverse Upper West Side. Her experiences as a Sephardic Jew with close friends from different ethnic and religious backgrounds inspired her to write "Culture Bandit" the nationally toured solo show that chronicles Vanessa's coming of age during the golden age of Hip-Hop. Her popular poem, "The Hebrew Mamita," http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAeWyGGTdEE went viral garnering over half a million YouTube hits, igniting widespread discussion among Jews and non Jews alike regarding the subject of identity.

Sisterhood GHC, provides support to the entire Greenburgh Hebrew Center family and other worthy causes. With over 180 members, Sisterhood presents Brunches, Mah Jongg games and other activities, with a special emphasis on the Women of GHC. It is a participating member of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism. The Greenburgh Hebrew Center is a Conservative egalitarian congregation with over 300 member families, serving the Rivertowns, Scarsdale, Hartsdale, White Plains, New Rochelle and Yonkers. It is located at 515 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry.

For more information, to view video and to RSVP visit the Event Page: www.g-h-c.org/jew, call the Greenburgh Hebrew Center at (914) 693-4260 or email sisterhood@g-h-c.org.