Reboot Network member Jacob Kornbluth, an Emmy-winning director of TV, film, and theater, had never really thought much about Tu BiShvat and the ancient Jewish connection to trees. Growing up, dinner discussion in his family was about landlords, not about connection to the land. He didn’t think of the external world as changeable. It simply was.
But somehow during the pandemic, he, a completely non-handy, urban Jew wound up building an office in his backyard from found wood and discovering a new reverence for trees and the revival of nature. Read about his journey here.
It’s All Relative Trailer
Reboot and Tiffany Woolf’s Silver Screen Studios are partnering with the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco around Reboot Network member Gillian Laub’s new photo exhibition Family Matters. The project offers a space for people to reflect on family – biological or chosen – and how our connections with loved ones influence our lives. Watch our first reel of public contributions to the project and visit at The CJM until April 9, 2023.
On the yahrzeit of our special star of the Deaf community, Rabbi Dr. Douglas Goldhamer (May 1, 1945 – February 3, 2022), president of Hebrew Seminary & Senior Rabbi of Congregation Bene Shalom in Skokie, IL, we are remembering the incredible way he lived his life. We were privileged to speak to to him for our series “Sign of the Times” from Reboot and Tiffany Woolf’s Silver Screen Studios. He dedicated his life and spiritual teachings to advocating for the Deaf community and honoring diversity, equity and inclusion in the Jewish Faith. Watch here.
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