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We are delighted to share the YouTube videos of recordings of our 2023 events. If you missed any of our past programs, or want to watch them again, now you can. For last year's programs, please visit our 2022 Event Recordings. We hope you enjoy them!

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On Tuesday, March 28, Fred Rosenbaum explored why Israeli voters turned towards Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners at the last election. He also delved into the demographic changes that have taken place in Israel over the past decades as well as the judicial reform legislation that has led to protests throughout the country..

In A Banker's Journey, financial journalist and historian Daniel Gross traces Edmond Safra's heritage to Aleppo, Syria, and reconstructs the public life of an intensely private man. With exclusive access to Safra's personal archives, Gross tracks the banker's remarkable journey from Beirut to Milan, Sao Paulo, Geneva, and New York--to the pinnacle of global finance. Watch the March 19 talk now on YouTube!

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On Monday, February 20, 2023, journalist Gil Hoffman spoke at Congregation B'nai Shalom and gave an insider's look at Israel's current challenges.

On Sunday, February 5, 2023, best-selling author Alan Jacobson joined the Under One Tent audience virtually from East Coast to talk about the first novel of his new mystery series, The Lost Girlwhere he introduces a new character, Mickey Keller. He also discussed his research methods and gave insider tips on the literary world and the entertainment industry's inner workings.

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In the fall of 2022, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put together a winning political coalition and released his autobiography, Bibi: My Story. On January 31, 2023, historian, political scientist, author, and journalist Avi Shilon talked about Bibi and the memoir in which the longest-running Prime Minister in Israeli history told his personal story.

On January 24, in a pre-recorded presentation, Dr. Clive Lipchin, the Arava Institute’s leading scientist for water management, explored all the strategies that Israeli environmentalists have devised to deal with water scarcity, such as recycling wastewater or desalinization. He also examined how these and other Israeli innovations may be able to help solve California’s water crisis.

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Cookbook author and photographer Benedetta Jasmine Guetta joined the Under One Tent audience online on January 17, 2023, to introduce her book Cooking alla Giudia. She gave us a brief history of Italian Jewish cuisine and a cooking demo of amaretti (almond cookies) and hraimi, a perfect fish dish to be a starter for any Shabbat meal. Her recipes are available here.  

Author, journalist and professor Micheline Maynard joined the Under One Tent audience virtually on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, to talk about her book Satisfaction Guaranteed: How Zingerman's Built a Corner Deli into a Global Food Community.

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On January 3, 2023, co-authors of The Thread Collectors, Shaunna J. Edwards and Alyson Richman, joined us virtually for an enlightening book talk. They shared with the audience their collaborative creative process and personal experiences writing their Civil War Era novel.

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