The Edlavitch DCJCC (EDCJCC) is transforming the D.C. scene with the premiere of a new ideas symposium. The Words and Ideas festival will inspire a new world of ideas, thought, and contemporary questions through a Jewish lens at the highest level.
Kicking off this new program in October will be three days of renowned speakers and invigorating conversations to confront a variety of questions and issues around aging. “Making a Scene: Growing Older, Growing Bolder,” will be relevant and timely for people at all stages of the aging process.
Featured speakers will include Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films; New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast; producer and director Peter L. Stein; and actor, director, and author Alan Alda.
Visit the EDCJCC website to find out more about these can’t miss discussions and ticket availability.
The groundbreaking Words and Ideas symposium will examine topics over time that touch on all aspects of our society, from arts and culture, to science and religion. Some of the most innovative leaders from multiple disciplines – including thought leaders, writers, and artists – will foster opportunities for meaningful dialogue that challenge our assumptions and create lively conversations around the most pressing issues of the day.
Words and Ideas will serve as an important connector of arts and culture and inspire a generation of Jewish leadership, community, and thought. The program will engage minds and hearts through thought-provoking discussions around the foremost ideas and issues that shape our lives and challenge our times.