Online Programs

VIRTUAL JEWISH TRAVELOGUES on Zoom

Free. Email lisa@jccgv.bc.ca to receive the link.

 

Jewish Fez, Morocco
Thursday, February 9, 11:00am
Jews were among the first settlers of Fez in the 8th century, and there are traces of ancient Jewish life throughout the old City. Learn the history of the Jewish community in Fez as well as Jewish life today.
History and Jewish Heritage of Brazil
Wednesday, March 8, 1:00pm
Brazil has one of the largest Jewish communities in Latin America. This tour will explore Jewish history from colonial to recent times, visiting emblematic Jewish landmarks  in Sao Paulo, Rio, Recife, and other cities.
Tour of Jewish Shanghai
Tuesday, March 21,  3:00pm
Tour will visit historic landmarks in Shanghai’s old Jewish quarter, Jewish Refugee Museum and historic Bund area, and will explore the fascinating stories of Jewish life in the early and mid-10th century in China.

JEWISH ARTISTS – Lectures on Zoom

Presented by Jewish Arts Education.
Email lisa@jccgv.bc.ca to receive the link.  Download flyer

The Art of Pissarro
Monday, February 6, 1:00pm
Explore the life and paintings of Jacob Camille Pissarro. Called the “Father of Impressionism,” he explored a variety of aesthetic approaches and subjects and glorified the landscapes and the people in his works. He said that he saw “beauty in spots where others see nothing.”

The Art of Marc Chagall: The Early Years
Monday, March 6, 1:00pm
A survey of the life and art of this quintessential Jewish artist from East European village (shtetl) to world renown. From paintings to stained glass and tapestries, Chagall created a world of fantasy and reality. See why this painting, I And The Village was such an important work.

The Art of Amedeo Modigliani
Tuesday, April 4, 1:00pm
Explores the remarkable life and works of this Italian-Sephardic Jewish artist. His brief life left a legacy of intellectual bravado, brilliant art, and a mysterious death. A melodramatic and romantic legend has grown up about him, yet his art endures as pure genius.

CHAIR YOGA on Zoom

Instructor: Bonnie Grasso
Great for balance and stamina. Stretching and short meditation included. Use of chair optional. Do what you can, see progress over time.
Mon & Wed 9:30am – 10:30am
Jan 4-Feb 27 (14 Classes)
Free for JCC members / Regular $105.00  W6001AM Register

STRETCH & MEDITATION on Zoom

Instructor: Bonnie Grasso
Start your day with stretching, breathwork and guided meditation to calm your mind.
Tue & Thu 9:30am – 10:15am
Jan 10-Feb 28 (15 Classes)
Free for JCC members / Regular $113.50  W6003AM-V  Register

SPECIAL PROGRAM With Guest Artist-in-Residence Adam Roberts

The Producers Problem: Propaganda, Provocation, Promotion?
Thursday / Friday January 26 / 27
1:00pm – 2:30pm | Free. On Zoom  click for details

RISE & SHINE Sunday “Brunch” on Zoom

Sunday, 10:00am
January 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26

Start your week with your favorite morning beverage and a friendly chat. This uplifting discussion will include a little humour, some happy stories from the news, and a chance to make new friends.
Hosted by Leila Moharib
Free. All are welcome to join.
Email lisa@jccgv.bc.ca to receive the link.