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Join the Sholem Community and the Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring for

Over the Rainbow: A Musical Evening

to Support Progressive, Cultural Jewish Education in Los Angeles

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Saturday, October 5th, 2013, 4:00 pm

Home of Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl
939 San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90402

For more information, email or call (310) 552-2007

Help two long-standing Los Angeles Jewish progressive organizations further cultural Jewish education and
engage the next generation of our community’s secular and progressive thinkers and leaders.

“Over the Rainbow: A Musical Evening” will honor Bruria and David Finkel,
Jackie Goldberg, and the legacy of composer Yip Harburg. Our
outstanding honorees are widely known for their activism in politics and the arts.


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Jackie Goldberg


Jackie Goldberg

... activist, teacher, legislator in the struggle for social, political and economic justice for all from her youngest days, now an instructor at UCLA working with future teachers on social justice issues.

Bruria Finkel  

Bruria Finkel

... artist, visionary, indefatigable activist, and member of the Downtown Santa Monica Board. 

David Finkel  

David Finkel

... lawyer, former Santa Monica City Councilmember; fomer judge; currently a trustee and instructor at Santa Monica College. Both Bruria and David are active members of Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights.


David and Bruria Finkel are members of Sholem. They are also active members of Santa Monicans for Renters Rights (SMRR).


Yip Harburg



The Legacy of Yip Harburg

... father of the socially-conscious lyric on Broadway who brought left-wing thought into American musical theatre, film and popular song (“Over the Rainbow,” “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?” and over 600 others) and Ernie Harburg and Deena Rosenberg Harburg, accomplished activists and educators, who preserve and carry on this legacy of progressive activism through the Yip Harburg Foundation