@akiva Home (2021 Winter)

About The Event

About The Event

For three weeks, @akiva will provide a selection of curated films chosen for teens and focusing on themes of Israel and Jewish Identity. All participating groups and institutions will receive a “playbill” discussion guide and an interactive film festival experience, which will include opportunities for Zoom watchalongs, popcorn bars, lesson plans for introducing the films to teen audiences, and ShinShin reflection/commentary on the films.

Wednesday, January 13 2021

What is Israel in Shorts?

A Webinar

Three Options: 2:00pm EST, 3:00PM (for Shin Shinim) or 6:00Pm EST

The program will have two parts

1. DIY Film Celebration (January 31-February 7) – Teens, families, and Jewish educators will have the opportunity to watch 7 curated films. The screening of these films will be free for registered viewers nationwide. During this period, we will offer live virtual programming, including watch-alongs, live chats with Israelis, cooking lessons, and more. In addition, we will offer webinars for Jewish educators, focusing on how to use these films with their teen audiences, and office hours for 1:1 consultations. Both special events and webinars will be free and open to registered participants.  

 2. Israel in Shorts @ Home (February 8-21)  – During this period, we will provide educators from across the country access to screen one or two of the films to their students. We will also provide the educators with lesson plans for each of the films. All screenings will be free.

For three weeks, @akiva will provide a selection of curated films chosen for teens and focusing on themes of Israel and Jewish Identity. All participating groups and institutions will receive a “playbill” discussion guide and an interactive film festival experience, which will include opportunities for Zoom watchalongs, popcorn bars, lesson plans for introducing the films to teen audiences, and ShinShin reflection/commentary on the films.

The program will have two parts:

 1. DIY Film Celebration (January 31-February 7) – Teens, families, and Jewish educators will have the opportunity to watch 7 curated films. The screening of these films will be free for registered viewers nationwide. During this period, we will offer live virtual programming, including watch-alongs, live chats with Israelis, cooking lessons, and more. In addition, we will offer webinars for Jewish educators, focusing on how to use these films with their teen audiences, and office hours for 1:1 consultations. Both special events and webinars will be free and open to registered participants.  

2. Israel in Shorts @ Home (February 8- 21)  – During this period, we will provide educators from across the country access to screen one or two of the films to their students. We will also provide the educators with lesson plans for each of the films. All screenings will be free.

Wednesday, January 13 2021

What is Israel in Shorts?

A Webinar

Two Options: 2:00pm EST or 6:00Pm EST

Start The Conversation

Start The Conversation

Event Registration

Event Registration

Special Program Schedule

Monday 2/1/21

2:30 PM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar) – Details TBA

6:30 PM EST

TBA 

Tuesday 2/2/21

12:30 PM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar) – Details TBA

6:30 PM EST

We Care – A Conversation With Oded Rahav, A Dead Sea Guardian (with reference to the clips from the up coming film, “Dead Sea Guardians”)

Wednesday 2/3/21

12:30pM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar for Shlichim and Shin Shinim in Hebrew) – Details TBA

7:00 PM EST

Family Matters –  A teen panel discussion about the Jewish faimly (with reference to the film “The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev”)

Thursday 2/4/21

12:30 PM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar) – Details TBA

7:00 PM EST

Hummus Night – Details TBA

Friday 2/5/21

12:30-3:00 PM EST

Consult with us (office hour) – If you an educator and you would like to consult with us how to use a film in your setting, we are ready for your call (details TBA)  

Saturday 2/6/21

9:30 PM EST

Israeli TV watch party with the Shin Shinim – False Flag 2

Sunday 2/7/21

2:00 PM EST

Coexisting In Israel – A Conversation about coexisting (with reference to the films “A Common Goal” and “Women in a sink”)

Monday 2/8/21

6:30 PM EST

Teen Matters or how can we help other  – A Panel discussion with teens and experts (with reference to the film “Doubtful”)

Tuesday 2/9/21

6:30 PM EST

Antisemitism  – Panel discussion with teens and experts (with reference to the film “Viral: Antisemitism In Four Mutations”)

First Week Schedule

Monday 2/1/21

2:30 PM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar) – Details TBA

6:30 PM EST

TBA 

Tuesday 2/2/21

12:30 PM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar) – Details TBA

6:30 PM EST

We Care – A Conversation With Oded Rahav, A Dead Sea Guardian (with reference to the clips from the up coming film, “Dead Sea Guardians”)

Wednesday 2/3/21

12:30pM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar for Shlichim and Shin Shinim in Hebrew) – Details TBA

7:00 PM EST

Family Matters –  A teen panel discussion about the Jewish faimly (with reference to the film “The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev”)

Thursday 2/4/21

12:30 PM EST

How to use the films in educational setting (Webinar) – Details TBA

7:00 PM EST

Hummus Night – Details TBA

Friday 2/5/21

12:30-3:00 PM EST

Consult with us (office hour) – If you an educator and you would like to consult with us how to use a film in your setting, we are ready for your call (details TBA)  

Saturday 2/6/21

9:30 PM EST

Israeli TV watch party with the Shin Shinim – False Flag 2

Sunday 2/7/21

2:00 PM EST

Coexisting In Israel – A Conversation about coexisting (with reference to the films “A Common Goal” and “Women in a sink”)

Monday 2/8/21

6:30 PM EST

Teen Matters or how can we help other  – A Panel discussion with teens and experts (with reference to the film “Doubtful”)

Tuesday 2/9/21

6:30 PM EST

Antisemitism  – Panel discussion with teens and experts (with reference to the film “Viral: Antisemitism In Four Mutations”)