THE ACCIDENT Audience Enrichment 

Theater J offers a variety of programs to engage our audience beyond the stage.  Below is the current schedule of Artistic Director Roundtables, Peace Cafes and Cast Talk Backs.  You can learn more about these programs by clicking here.  We can also develop additional programs tailored for your group to be held either here at the theater or we can bring the program to you. 

 

Contact Shirley Serotsky at (202) 777-3228 or email her with any further questions.

 

THESE ARE FREE DISCUSSIONS AND OPEN TO ALL


 

 

 

Wednesday, February 4 at 9:45pm - Talkback with PLAYWRIGHT HILEL MITELPUNKT & SPECIAL GUESTS

 

 

Thursday, February 5 at 9:45pm - THE ISRAELI MORAL COMPASS

 

  • Amjad Atallah, Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation
  • Daniel Seidemann, founder and legal advisor for Ir Amim, a non-profit association dedicated to an equitable, stable and sustainable Jerusalem
  • Sinai Peter, Israeli director of THE ACCIDENT (And Pangs of the Messiah)
  • Andy Shallal, co-founder of several peace movement organizations, including The Peace Café which seeks to promote Arab-Jewish dialogue


 

Saturday, February 7 at 10:15pm - DESIGNING WOMEN, DESIGNING ISRAEL:


 

ACCIDENT designers:

  • Hannah Hakohen (composer) 
  • Gili Kochavi (costumes)
  • Martha Mountain (lights)
  • Michelle Elwyn (props)

 

 

Sunday, February 8 at 5:15pm - TURNING A BLIND EYE: THE DOCUMENTARIAN LOOKS AT ISRAEL

 

  • Sinai Peter, Israeli director of THE ACCIDENT  (Pangs of the Messiah)
  • David Vyorst, Documentary Film-maker and communications specialist
  • Erica Ginsberg, co-founder and Executive Director of Docs In Progress, an organization dedicated to empowering independent documentary filmmakers
     

Thursday, February 12 at 9:45pm - Cast Talk-Back

 


Sunday, February 15 at 5:15pm – THE ISRAELI CHARACTER: A POST-ELECTION ASSESSMENT 

 

  • Tom Dine, senior policy advisor at Israel Policy Forum (IPF)
  • Aharon Barnea, Israeli author and journalist, Senior Correspondent to the USA for Channel 2 Television News in Israel

 

 
Thursday, February 19 at 9:45pm – PEACE CAFÉ

 

 

Sunday, February 22 at 5:15pm –THE MODERN ISRAELI FAMILY: GENERATIONAL DIVIDES

 

  •  Michal Orgler, Israeli psychologist
  •  Brooke Ugel, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  •  Faye Moskowitz, Professor of Creative Writing and Jewish American Literature at George Washington University
  •  Noa Baum, Israeli Storyteller and Diversity Facilitator

 

 

Sunday, March 1 at 5:15pm - INVISIBLE IN ISRAEL:  THE STATE OF FOREIGN WORKERS & ETHNIC MINORITIES

  •  Melanie Nezer, Senior Director, US Programs and Advocacy at HIAS
  •  Mark Hetfield, Senior Vice President for Policy and Programs at HIAS
  •  Rachel Idelevitch, Israel-U.S. Civil Liberties Law Fellow (a program of the New Israel Fund and Washington College of Law at American University)
  •  Rebecca Bardach, US Representative of the Center for International Migration and Integration (CIMI)

 

Thursday, March 5 at 9:45pm – Peace Café with Cast

 

 

Sunday March 8 at 5:15pm – SHIRI’S GENERATION – IDEALISM AND THE FUTURE OF ISRAELI

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