Schedule Symposium SEISMOGRAPHIC CRITICAL THINKING



SEISMOGRAPHIC CRITICAL THINKING
Discussions about being Jewish in Germany today

10.00-10.10 Welcome
Prof. Dr. Werner Arnold, Rector of “Hochschule fuer Juedische Studien
Heidelberg“
Rainer Kern (Founder and Director Enjoy Jazz)

10.10-10.30 Keynote
David Witzthum (Israeli TV journalist and book author)

10.45-11.45 “Migration/Identities. What does being Jewish in Germany means
today?”
Panel I: Mirna Funk (host), Garry Fischmann (actor), Alexander Iskin (artist),
Rabb. Prof. Dr. Birgit E. Klein (Hochschule fuer Juedische Studien Heidelberg)
12.00-13.00 “Seismographic Critical Thinking. A Jewish tradition and its relevance
to the current crises”
Panel II: Amy Goldberg (host), Alexander Shapiro (consultant) , Janusz E.
Pawelczyk-Kissin (Rabbi and Cantor of the Jewish Community Heidelberg),
Prof. Dr. Frederek Musall (Hochschule fuer Juedische Studien Heidelberg)
13:00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 “The New Jewish Sound In Germany”: Reading (German; English summary)
& Discussion (English)
Panel III: Yuriy Gurzhy (host), Vivian Kanner (singer, actress), Mark
„Stempenyuk“ Kovnatskiy (violinist, composer), Myriam Halberstam (Ariella
Publishers)
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-15.45 Conclusion
Rainer Kern
16.00-17.00 Concert
Julie Sassoon, solo piano