21 2020

CANCELLED: The Duomo and the Great Synagogue

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center 14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA

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The Duomo and the Great Synagogue

Saturday, March 21, 6:30pm-10:00pm

An evening of Jewish and Florentine architecture, culture, music, and food.

• Informal talks on two of Florence, Italy’s grandest and most iconic structures — the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (the Duomo) and the Great Synagogue. Speakers are  Ross King, author of the national bestseller Brunelleschi’s Dome, and noted scholar Professor Francesco Spagnolo, Curator of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at UC Berkeley.

• Q&A session moderated by Gail Price, former Executive Director of The American Institute of Architects Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

• Florentine guitar quintets performed by The San Jose Chamber players.

• Refreshments.

ADMISSION: Click these links to purchase tickets online.
• General admission $40
 Students $15
• VIP tickets $100

General admission tickets will also be available for $45 at the door.

More information: Maya Tripp,

This program is presented by the Addison-Penzak JCC and the Santa Clara County/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission. All Cultural Arts programs at the APJCC are made possible, in part, by generous contributions from Sylvia & Leonard Metz, Doris and Rick z”l Davis, and an anonymous donor.