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Opening Day Community Celebration | Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews

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Opening Day Community Celebration | Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews

Time: October 21, 2012 from 12pm to 5pm
Location: Fowler Museum - UCLA
Website or Map: http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/ex…
Event Type: farhang, foundation, exhibiton, fowler, museum, ucla
Organized By: Co-sponsored by Farhang Foundation
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2012

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OPENING DAY COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
Light & Shadows:  The Story of Iranian Jews
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Fowler Museum at UCLA

12–5 pm
Galleries open, light refreshments

1–4 pm
FAMILY ART ACTIVITIES
• Create a tzedakah box to collect spare change for
causes you want to support
• Make a wish for your family as you emboss a silver
hamsa charm, a sign for protection and good luck

1–4 pm
BUILDING BRIDGES ROOFTOP EXPERIENCE
Share food, memories, and poetry in a Persian cultural
exchange with artist Marjan K. Vayghan

1:30 pm and 3 pm
Enjoy a brief santur performance by UCLA freshman
Timothy Halimi

2 pm
COMMUNITY WELCOME
Rabbi David Shofet and Younes Nazarian

FOWLER OUTSPOKEN LECTURE
Nahid Pirnazar, lecturer in Iranian Studies, ucla
“The Tapestry of Iranian Jewish Heritage: Reflections
on Historical, Sociocultural and Political Relations”

CLICK HERE for more info on the exhibition on display Oct 21, 2012 to March 10, 2013.

This exhibition was created and organized by Beit Hatfutsot—The Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Lead sponsor: Y & S Nazarian Family Foundation

Nazarian Family Foundation

Exhibition partner: The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

Additional sponsors: Farhang Foundation and Sinai Temple

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