Make some Mathemagic
Monday, January 14, 7–8:30 p.m.
Named “America’s best math whiz” by Reader’s Digest, Harvey Mudd professor Art Benjamin turns math into magic. In this dynamic, high-energy performance, Benjamin will demonstrate and explain his secrets for performing mental calculations faster than a calculator. Benjamin has given a TED Talk and has appeared on “The Colbert Report,” “The Today Show,” and National Public Radio, to name a few. Admission is $5.
At Congregation Ezra Bessaroth, 5217 S Brandon St., Seattle. For more information, contact Susan Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-722-5500 or visit ezrabessaroth.net.
The Bombing of Auschwitz
Thursday, January 17, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
In commemoration of the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Robert Herschkowitz will discuss one of the most debated questions of World War II: Why didn’t the Allies bomb Auschwitz? Herschkowitz is a historian, Boeing engineer, retired naval commander, and Holocaust survivor. Clock hours available. Free.
At the Museum of Flight, 9404 East Marginal Way S, Seattle. For more information and to RSVP, contact Ilana Cone Kennedy at email@example.com or 206-774-2201 or visit wsherc.org/news/news.aspx.
Jewish Tween Extreme – Limo Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, January 19, 7:15–10:30 p.m.
This popular event already has over 100 kids signed up — don’t miss out! Fifteen limos will depart from the Stroum Jewish Community Center on Mercer Island and take teens around Seattle on a competitive scavenger hunt. Afterward, meet up for pizza, tally the scores, and see which team wins the prize. Sponsored by the Stroum JCC, NCSY and BBYO. Tickets are $25.
Meet at the Stroum JCC, 3801 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island. For more information and to register, contact Ben Starsky at BenS@sjcc.org or 206-388-0837 or visit bit.ly/NCSYtweenextreme.