SPEAKER SERIES

The Duomo and the Great Synagogue

Saturday, March 21, 6:30pm

An evening of Jewish and Florentine culture, music, and food.

• Informal talks on two of Florence, Italy’s grandest and most iconic structures — the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (the Duomo) and the Great Synagogue — by  Ross King, author of the national bestseller Brunelleschi’s Dome, and noted scholar Professor Francesco Spagnolo, Curator of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at UC Berkeley.

• Q&A session moderated by Gail Price, former Executive Director of The American Institute of Architects Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

• Florentine guitar quintets performed by The San Jose Chamber players.

• Refreshments.

Tickets: Ticket link coming soon. General admission $40, students $15, VIP tickets $100.

More information: Maya Tripp, mayat@apjcc.org

This program is presented by the Addison-Penzak JCC and the Santa Clara County/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission. All Cultural Arts programs at the APJCC are made possible, in part, by generous contributions from Sylvia & Leonard Metz, Doris and Rick z”l Davis, and an anonymous donor. The APJCC is proud to be a part of the Initative on Jewish Peoplehood, co-funded by the Koret Foundation, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture. The APJCC is also supported by the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and other generous donors.

The APJCC is proud to be a part of the Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood, co-funded by the Koret Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, and supported further by the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and other generous supporters.

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