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Netanya AACI


Coffee and ...


..because we choose to live in Israel

Beit Oleh America Netanya AACI, 28  Shmuel  Hanatziv, Netanya, 4228132 

Tel: 09 833 0950     FAX: 09 862 9183     email:  info@netanyaaaci.org.il 

Maimonides’ Amazing Life 10.30am Sunday 7 January
Dr. Mervyn Leviton has been an educationalist with special expertise in Jewish Religious Education. He was both a teacher and a headteacher at Jewish schools. He was one of the first teachers in the UK to receive a teaching qualification and a B.Ed in Jewish Studies at Jews’ College and the University of London. He later gained an MA in Education at the Open University and received his PhD from the University of London for his doctoral research into the effect of Jewish primary schools on family life. He will be giving an insight into the life and multifarious achievements of one of the greatest of all the Rabbinical scholars in Jewish history.
Choosing a Smartphone, Which Apps Do I Need?   10.30am Sunday 14 January
Rescheduled from 3 December
Leslie Rose, the founder of Helpdesk50plus specializes in giving help to over 50s with Smartphones and computers. After a long and successful career that covered retailing, wholesaling, import, export, purchasing, marketing and training, Leslie decided that the time had come to do something he really enjoyed and share his enthusiasm and love of new tech. Through his presentations Leslie aims to remove the mystery and enable all of us to have the pleasure and easier life that technology can bring.
He will be giving a basic introduction to your Smartphone, will explain what apps do and will talk about the most popular and useful apps for everyday use.
How World Antagonism Helped Create Israel    10.30am Sunday 21 January
Don Silverburg will be speaking about the many people and organisations which helped to create Israel by their antagonism. These include the Odessa anti-Semites and the Czar for pogroms in 1881-82; the French anti-Semites who sent Dreyfus to Devil’s Island which energised Herzl to create modern Zionism; the Peel Commission which came to Palestine in 1937 and decided to partition the country and the British White Paper of 1939 which cancelled the Balfour Declaration. The Arab states pushed out a million Jews from Arab lands and caused them to come and thrive in Israel and the Communist leaders made it so uncomfortable for Jews in the Soviet Union that a million Jews moved to Israel.
Israel at Seventy: In Weizmann’s Image    10.30am Sunday 4 February
Howard Epstein, is an international lawyer, columnist and author. His recent book “Israel at 70: In the Image of Weizmann” tells the story of Chaim Weizmann, whom he regards as the indispensable Zionist. We’ll learn how Weizmann’s four great political coups (the first of which was the Balfour Declaration) were each essential to the emergence of the State of Israel. Dayenu? Weizmann went on to accomplish three crucial educational feats that secured the country’s future and ensured its success. Despite Weizmann’s prodigious successes, today little is known of him and what he achieved. Why this should be so, Epstein explains, is bound up in the rivalry between Weizmann and Ben-Gurion.
All Sunday morning Coffee and… lectures:
Members NIS 15
Non-members NIS 25