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Being Jewish in Hollywood: Challenges, Chutzpah & Creativity

Thursday, May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Presenters: Mark Feuerstein, Actor & Producer David Kohan, Creator & Executive Producer Moderator: Tina Rosenblum, J Leaders Board Chair

“Being Jewish in Hollywood: Challenges, Chutzpah & Creativity” features renowned actor and producer Mark Feuerstein, known for his role as Dr. Hank Lawson in series like Royal Pains, and David Kohan, the brilliant creator and executive producer behind the iconic show Will and Grace. Delve into the complexities of Jewish identity in the entertainment industry as these industry insiders share their personal experiences, challenges, and triumphs. From navigating stereotypes to celebrating cultural heritage, discover how these influential figures have embraced their Jewish roots while making their mark in Hollywood. Gain insights, inspiration, and practical advice on thriving authentically in an industry at times marked by its diversity and inclusivity struggles. This is a unique opportunity to explore the intersection of faith, identity, and success in the entertainment world. Don’t miss out on this insightful and thought-provoking conversation!

Co Hosts: American Jewish Committee-SF, Brandeis University Hornstein Professional Leadership Program, Jewish Silicon Valley, Jewish High Tech Community, Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival, Palo Alto JCC, Peninsula JCC, Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management, Hebrew Union College,Talent Educators, Jewish Life at Duke, Birthright Excel, Global Jewry, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Hillel of Silicon Valley, Jewish Federations of North America, Zioness, & JNF Canada

Media Sponsors: The J (The Jewish News of Northern California) & The Forward.

Learn more and register: https://jleaders.org/programs/forum/


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