We know Jews created many of today’s super heroes but are there any Jewish Super Heroes? What is the lore behind it?
Join us for a lecture and discussion with comic expert and content creator Alan Oirich! Alan created the Jewish Hero Corps, as well as many other characters and stories about super heroes. Join us for a fascinating lecture and discussion as we explore this magical world of contemporary myth!
WHERE: Kerem House, Hayarkon 70
RSVP: Free but limited spaces
About Alan Oirich :
Alan Oirich has been working in Jewish media and creative education for twenty years as writer, animator, director, and producer. He is Director of Production for Shalom TV, and has been writing film reviews professionally since the 1980s.
Creator of the critically acclaimed ‘Jewish Hero Corps’ comic book series, Mr. Oirich was the recipient of a New York State grant for developing animated films. He created and produced the animated “Virtual Shabbat” CD-ROM for The National Jewish Outreach Program, and later developed several Jewish and Israel-oriented cable shows, including one for the World Zionist Organization. Additionally, Mr. Oirich curated a traveling exhibit on Jewish values and themes in comic books, designed interactive educational seminars and game show formats, and remains a frequent lecturer on the use of popular culture in Jewish education.
He has addressed the World Jewish Congress, Council of Jewish Federations, Jewish Agency, South African Zionist Federation and many other organizations, with his creative endeavors receiving favorable press in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Toronto Star, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wilmington News Journal, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor and The San Francisco Chronicle.
About Kerem House: Kerem House is a community-led cultural space in the heart of Tel Aviv, organised by young people who wish to create a vibrant Jewish community, for themselves and for their peers. Since its establishment, Kerem House has fed and hosted over 3,000 Israelis, olim and visitors over the course of 300+ Shabbat dinners, holiday meals and a variety of communal events and activities.
אודות בית הכרם
בית הכרם הוא מרחב תרבותי המונחה על ידי קהילה בלב תל אביב, נוסד על ידי צעירים המעוניינים ליצור קהילה יהודית תוססת, לעצמם וחבריהם. מאז הקמתו, בית כרם אירח בשפע למעלה מ -3,000 ישראלים, עולים ומבקרים במהלך 300+ ארוחות שבת, ארוחות חג ומגוון אירועים ופעילויות קהילתיות.
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