New Jersey Stage
New Jersey Stage on social media


For great Jersey music and much more, tune into our radio station at AsburyMusic.com

Celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary on April 19 at Rutgers-New Brunswick

originally published: 03/29/2018

Celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary on April 19 at Rutgers-New Brunswick

(NEW BRUNSWICK) -- A special event honoring Israel’s 70th anniversary will be held at Rutgers-New Brunswick on April 19. The program will feature a lively panel discussion, “New Trends in Israeli Music and Dance,” followed by a rocking concert by the Israeli cover band ISRABAND. Free and open to the public, the program is presented in partnership with NJPAC, Rutgers' Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, and Rutgers Hillel. It is funded in part by the Ruth and Alvin Rockoff program fund. The event will be held at Rutgers Hillel, 70 College Avenue, New Brunswick, with free campus parking in Lots 11, 26, 30 & College Avenue Deck.

The panel discussion begins at 7:00pm and features two experts on the topic of Israeli music and dance: Dr. Galeet Dardashti, assistant professor of Jewish music and musician-in-residence at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and founder of the renowned all-woman ensemble Divahn; and Dr. Dina Roginsky, a senior lecturer of modern Hebrew language and culture at Yale University, who specializes in Israeli culture, folklore, dance, and ethnicity. The discussion will be moderated by Professor Yael Zerubavel, professor of Jewish studies and history and the director of the Bildner Center.

At 8:30pm, ISRABAND will take the stage for a concert performance. An Israeli cover band based in New York City, ISRABAND specializes in providing the audience with an authentic and refreshing experience through a variety of the biggest hits of Israeli and Jewish music. Their repertoire includes popular hits by Arik Einstein, Shlomo Artzi, Kaveret, Mosh Ben-Ari, Eyal Golan, Yehudit Ravitz, and others.

Advance registration is requested by emailing rsvpBildner@sas.rutgers.edu, calling 848-932-2033, or on the Bildner Center’s website. For more information, visit the website BildnerCenter.Rutgers.edu.

The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life connects the university with the community through public lectures, symposia, Jewish communal initiatives, cultural events, and teacher training.


 










Event calendar
Sunday, Jul 22, 2018


MUSIC

ENJOY! SUNDAYS @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 3:00pm

LITTLE ROCKERS BAND @ Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park - 11:00am

PRIMA DONNA @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 6:30pm

HUMAN NATURE @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 7:30pm

Monsta X @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 8:00pm

The Hunchback of Notre Dame presented by Light Opera of New Jersey @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 2:00pm







THEATRE

The Wedding Singer @ Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven - 2:00pm

Chapter Two @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 8:00pm

Disney's Mary Poppins @ The Ritz Theatre, Haddon Twp - 2:00pm

Chicago @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 2:00pm


Linger @ Premiere Stages at Kean University, Union - 3:00pm

Into the Woods – Prince’s Audition @ Studio Playhouse, Upper Montclair - 4:00pm


KIDS

BRING IT ON, JR @ Hamilton Stage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 2:00pm

View all events










 
























New Jersey Stage © 2018 by Wine Time Media, LLC | PO Box 140, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 (732) 280-7625 | info@newjerseystage.com

Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms.
If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.