Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Presents Jewish Women’s Theatre

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 11:30 to 14:00

On January 30, 2019, the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara will host its 35th Annual Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon at the Four Seasons Santa Barbara Resort - The Biltmore from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm.

The Jewish Federation is honored to present luncheon guests with a special performance by Jewish Women’s Theatre titled Family Secrets.

Family Secrets: Secret stories of youthful indiscretions, missteps, dishonest acts and outright naughty activities that make for a moving, eye-opening, and funny show exploring events only whispered about, until now!  A woman is teaching a storytelling course on authenticity but is reluctant to reveal her own truth.  Twin brothers learn of their grandfather’s heroic activity in South Africa during apartheid and discover the shocking reason why it was kept from them. A non-Jewish teen learns of her father’s first marriage and meets her Jewish half-sister and comes to realize what love really means.  These and other stories will tug at your heart and make you laugh.

Jewish Women’s Theatre: Mission - We strive to challenge minds, move hearts, unify peoples. And use the strength of Jewish culture to do so. Building community is our uncompromising credo. Our passion is to transform stories from page to stage. We give voice to Jewish women and celebrate untold stories important to us all. We are creative, collaborative, and devoted to excellence. We do what we do to empower and engage, creating a legacy. It is art and it is business. It is joyful entertainment. We live committed to the good, the true, the real, and are full of gratitude.

For more information about the Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon or to become a patron, please contact Jilli Spear, Women’s Division Coordinator, at (805) 957-1115 or jspear@sbjf.org.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is dedicated to building a vibrant and inclusive local Jewish community, to enhancing the well-being of Jews in Santa Barbara, Israel, and throughout the world, and to strengthening the relationship between the Jewish community and the community at large.

At its Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center located in downtown Santa Barbara, the Jewish Federation oversees several programs including Jewish Family Service, which offers social service programs for all ages and backgrounds; Portraits of Survival & Upstanders: Life Journeys During the Holocaust and Beyond, a permanent exhibit and educational program about the Holocaust; Art at the JCC, quarterly art exhibitions open to the public; and the Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival, at the New Vic Theatre from March 6-10.

For over 34 years, the Women's Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara has offered women of all ages a unique opportunity to enhance and support Jewish life in the local community, in Israel, and around the world. It is committed to the ideals and values of Jewish heritage and tradition such as tzedakah(righteousness/charity) and tikkun olam (repairing the world). The Women’s Division organizes a variety of educational, social, and fundraising events throughout the year.

For more information, please visit: www.jewishsantabarbara.org or call (805) 957-1115.

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