Schedule of Events:

Monday, January 20th at noon:

We are pleased to announce our first

 "Lunch and Learn"

Bring a box lunch to munch while you learn!

Topics will be presented by various scholars (and/or members) and will be on various wide-ranging topics.

Our first presenter is

Lawrence (Larry) Dworsky

who will speak to us on the topic of

 Anecdotes: The Pathologic Liars That We Love: 
Anecdotal Evidence vs. Statistics (This is NOT a Math talk!)

Do you want to be a presenter? Contact Kayla Fine at


Tuesday, January 21st at 4pm:  Janet Singer has offered to share with us her personal experiences as a holocaust survivor, entitled

Janet Singer Applefield: Hidden Child during the Holocaust
Teaching children and young adults the power of courage and resilience in the face of bigotry and hate. 

This talk will be followed by a Q & A.

Members: 100p, non-members: 150p
Wednesday, January 22nd -- 3:30 – 6:00: Beginning of monthly video series on Jewish Music.

This first video is on Sephardic Music


Suggested donation:  50 pesos

Wednesday January 29: 3:30 – 6:00: Popcorn and a Movie: ‘In Between (Bar Bahar)’ (Arabic with English subtitles), An Israeli drama about three Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv trying to find a balance between traditional and modern culture.

Suggested donation: CHESMA members 100 pesos Non-members 150 pesos

Thursday, January 30 at 3:30pm

Arie Arazi and Barry Viuker will present:



  • All conflicts, no matter the difficulties that may be involved, can be resolved.
  • Is there a party in the conflict that is more right or wrong?  
  • Is peace possible among the parties in the conflict?
  • Can an agreement for peace be concluded only between the two opposing parties?
  • Could there be a perspective on the issue, different from any that have been discussed over the past seven decades?  
Join the discussion at the JC3
(Jewish Cultural Community Center)
Donations welcome
Thursday, February 4 at 4pm (please arrive earlier) --

She's ba-a-a-ack!

The JC3 is pleased to welcome back

Bea Aaronson

who will give her first lecture of the season at the JC3 -- Calle de las Moras 47

Bea will speak on the topic: 

"Oedipus Shmoedipus: as long as you love your mother,"

about the unhealthy relationship between Marcel Proust and his mother Jeanne Weil

RESERVATIONS ARE MANDATORY!! Please call 185-91 91 to reserve YOUR seat! This event will sell out quickly.

250p members/300p non-members

Sunday, February 16th at 1pm:

The Beautiful Possible, written and presented by author Amy Gottlieb

This session of the Book Club will be open to the public and will involve a fee, yet to be determined. The author, Amy Gottlieb, will attend to speak about her book.

200/members, 250/non-members