Those of you who participated in our 2021 Virtual Study Tour in Israel remember Robbie Gringras, an Israeli educator and performer who gave us a remarkable presentation about Mizrachi culture in Israel.
This Yom Ha’azmaut, Robbie is once again joining us to celebrate the complexity and energy of Israel by sharing the story of five contemporary Israeli songs that “sum it all up”!
Robbie will present and discuss 5 songs that represents the “Israeli story” inspired by the words of “Hatikvah” – “To Be a People Free in Our Land” ; One song addresses security (To Be), one relates to Jewishness (People), the third addresses Freedoms and the fourth talks about the Land. The last song will be for good luck!
All the clips will have English subtitles, and you are encouraged to connect your screen to some good loud speakers!
Come ready to share your list – what five songs would you say “sum up” Israel?
Sunday, May 15th, 1pm EST / 10 am PT
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About Robbie Gringrass
Robbie was born and bred in the Jewish community of Britain, but has been living and creating in Israel since 1996, primarily with Jewish Americans. As such his work – educational and theatrical – bridges the Israel-Diaspora connection with empathy and insight.
He lives in the secular world, while his knowledge base and research specialties – especially after his many years studying in Jerusalem – are deeply religious.