Events

Ridley Road Reboot Ideas Sarah Solemani Jessica Yellin
May 1, 2022 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST
May 1, 2022 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST

Reboot Ideas hosted British/Persian, writer, actor, activist and show creator Sarah Solemani (credits include Barry and Bridget Jones’s Baby) in conversation with Jessica Yellin, the Peabody, Gracie and Emmy award-winning political journalist and founder of News Not Noise, about the U.S. premiere of Solemani’s critically acclaimed Ridley Road on PBS Masterpiece Theatre May 1. The two held a candid conversation about the toxic and simmering antisemitism, racism, fascism and the complicated work of activism then and now. Recording available soon.

June 4 to 5, 2022 Light Rail Studios, San Francisco, CA Get Tickets
June 4 to 5, 2022 Light Rail Studios, San Francisco, CA Get Tickets

One of Jazz composer and pianist Thelonious Monk’s most revered ballads, ‘Round Midnight will be interpreted in spectacular style by Bay Area guitarist and composer John Schott and an all-star group of musicians in a continuous eight-hour exegesis, June 4 from 9:00 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. PT. The concert will be performed live in San Francisco at Light Rail Studios and streamed online as the centerpiece of DAWN, a bold reimagining of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot by RebootGet tickets for the in-person event here.  Catch the live stream on the event page or subscribe to Reboot’s YouTube page to watch there.

March 15 to May 20, 2022 Sign Up for Updates
March 15 to May 20, 2022 Sign Up for Updates

Love Thy Neighbor is an original five-part narrative series about the Crown Heights riot in Brooklyn from Audacy’s Pineapple Street Studios. On the series, Emmy-award winning journalist Collier Meyerson explores the lasting impact those four days of violence had on Crown Heights residents and the future of New York City. Listen here. Reboot Ideas is partnering with Pineapple Street Studios and Collier Meyerson to bring you an exclusive conversation about the podcast. Sign up here to receive more information as it becomes available.

December 1, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST Online
December 1, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST Online

Too often the fights for equity and justice ignite surprising and new altercations. Why are long-held allies fracturing? What are we not seeing? With Eric K. Ward, nationally recognized expert on authoritarian movements, and movement pioneer, Ilyse Hogue, Reboot Ideas illuminated the cracks where white supremacy, antisemitism and misogyny jeopardize our social fabric and help shape the multiracial, inclusive democracy that we strive for. This conversation was introduced by Reboot board member and strategy consultant, Brina Milikowsky. Taped on December 1, 2021 – Watch here.

January 1, 2021 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM EST
January 1, 2021 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM EST

See below for recaps of our past events.

November 30, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST Relix Studio 116 E 27th St New York, NY 10016
November 30, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST Relix Studio 116 E 27th St New York, NY 10016

Join us at the Relix Studio for a party hosted by Friday Night Jams, celebrating the festival of lights and the amazing new album, A Great Miracle: Jeremiah Lockwood’s Guitar Soli Chanukah Record. This event will feature a full performance of the album, followed by a set by The Sway Machinery, Lockwood’s long running rock band. More info here.

November 29, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST Der Nister, Los Angeles
November 29, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST Der Nister, Los Angeles

As a part of Infinite Light 2021, Reboot and Jeremiah Lockwood present a live, in-person concert performance of A Great Miracle at Der Nister in Los Angeles. Jeremiah brings to the stage his expertise as a singer, guitarist and composer with an expansive knowledge of musical traditions and techniques that stretch from The Piedmont blues to the cantorial synagogues of his youth, creating a memorable music experience like no other.

November 28 to 30, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST Sweetwater Music Hall
November 28 to 30, 2021 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST Sweetwater Music Hall

Join Reboot and Jeremiah Lockwood for a live, in-person concert performance of A Great Miracle at Sweetwater Music Hall in San Francisco. Jeremiah brings to the stage his expertise as a singer, guitarist and composer with an expansive knowledge of musical traditions and techniques that stretch from The Piedmont blues to the cantorial synagogues of his youth, creating a memorable music experience like no other.

November 21, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM PST 910 S. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, 90036 In Person Tickets
November 21, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM PST 910 S. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, 90036 In Person Tickets

Reboot is partnering with IKAR to bring you an all-ages opportunity to learn with a dynamic panel of Indigenous people of the Los Angeles/Tovangaar region and reflect on what our cultures teach us about our relationship to the land and to one another in this sabbatical/shmita year. Register here for in-person and Zoom.

November 16, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST Online
November 16, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST Online

Grammy-nominated producer, writer, and archivist  Nathan Salsburg joined Reboot CEO David Katznelson, a Grammy-nominated producer in his own right, for a conversation digging into Salsburg’s latest album, Psalms. They discussed the process, his impetus and the impact on him personally of deeply investigating his Judaism now. It was a musical and thoughtful conversation about the value of listening to the sounds of our past to imagine our future. Taped on November 16, 2021 – watch here.

October 27, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST International Center for Photography and Online
October 27, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST International Center for Photography and Online

October 27, 2021. Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Gillian Laub sits down with Dr. Orna Guralnik, therapist of the Showtime critically acclaimed series Couples Therapy, to examine the vulnerability, vitriol, pain, humor and love Laub explores and shares in her deeply personal monograph Family Matters. In partnership with and hosted at the International Center for Photography’s new integrated center on the Lower East Side, they will explore the edges of love and tolerance, family, privilege, wealth and mortality.

October 28, 2021 Online
October 28, 2021 Online

Reboot is celebrating the 100th anniversary of “The Golem” by cutting up the classic film into eight parts, creating an episodic series with new scores by renowned musicians and commentary by preeminent scholars, composers and film historians discussing the significance of the film and its music. Join us for a deep dive into Jewish history, occultism, Hollywoodism, traditions and astrology! Launched October 28, 2021. Watch the entire series here.

 

In partnership with the JCC Association of North America and the Jewish Book Council, the program featured Noam Dromi, managing director of Reboot Studios and co-creator of our “What Would You Bring?” initiative in conversation with National Jewish Book Award-winning author Laura Arnold Leibman. Together, they explored Jewish storytelling and resilience in a discussion moderated by Jewish educator, theatre-maker and former Reboot rabbinic fellow Kendell Pinkney. Watch the full program replay here.

 

Talking Israel with Sokatch and Hayyem
October 19, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST Free Online with RSVP Register Here via Zoom
October 19, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST Free Online with RSVP Register Here via Zoom

In his highly-anticipated book, Can We Talk About Israel?  Daniel Sokatch breaks down the hot button issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that are tearing up dinner tables, political parties and college campuses. Sokatch sat down with homeland security expert and Harvard Kennedy School professor, Juliette Kayyem for a frank discussion about the conflict and how we might move forward with the humanity and imagination this moment requires. Taped on October 19 – watch here.

Image of sunset for Tashlique at Ocean Beach 2021
September 7, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST Ocean Beach - near JFK Drive (across from Beach Chalet) 1000 Great Highway San Francisco, CA 94121 RSVP Here
September 7, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST Ocean Beach - near JFK Drive (across from Beach Chalet) 1000 Great Highway San Francisco, CA 94121 RSVP Here

We are thrilled to gather together again for our modern spin on Tashlich. Mark the start of your new year with Reboot and the JCCSF at Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

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