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Artists & Scholars in Residence

Open Minds is excited to host artists and scholars as they bring their talents and expertise to our community.

Artists and scholars hosted in partnership with the Jewish Book Council will be denoted below.

You can see our upcoming events below.
Click here to view our past JBC Author Series events. 

Past Events



Israeli and Palestinian Forecast: A Perfect Storm with Patrick Martin
Friday, April 5 at 6:30 PM


Patrick Martin

Long-time Middle East correspondent for The Globe and Mail, Canada's premier newspaper since 1844, Patrick Martin lived for many years in Jerusalem, and covered assignments from Yemen to Morocco.

He is a former co-host of a weekly national CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) radio program that focused on international affairs.

He is uniquely qualified to discuss the current Israel-Hamas War as he is the creator of Inside Hamas, a six-part online documentary nominated for an Emmy Award.


And, on top of all of that ... Patrick is also the father of our beloved Cantor Gladsone Martin!! 


Jewish University for the Day
Sunday, April 7



On April 7, Stony Brook University Hillel is hosting their 13th annual "University for A Day". Jewish University for a Day is a wonderful opportunity to support Jewish life on a local, Long Island college campus and brings together leading authors, academics, rabbis, public figures, journalists and others in a day-long series of mini-courses and presentations centered around Jewish themes.


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Thu, May 23 2024 15 Iyar 5784