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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s time to 10Q. Life’s Biggest Questions. Answered By You. 10Q emails you a question a day for 10 days during the High Holidays. Afterwards, you send your answers to the secure online vault. One year later, your answers are unlocked and returned and the process begins anew. Sign up here!
In honor of Yom Kippur, we gathered on Aug. 31 for the premiere of the short and powerful visual poem Forgiveness with a post-film talkback between the filmmaker, poet and Blavity co-founder Aaron Samuels, and Mahogany L. Browne, executive director of Just Media and Poet-in-Residence at Lincoln Center. Forgiveness interrogates the Jewish community’s collective atonement journey, grappling with the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racism. Learn more.
Join Reboot this fall for three exclusive Reboot Ideas Conversations featuring some of the best and brightest thinkers, artists, and change-agents to discuss Jewish identity and meaning. Dates and featured speakers will be announced soon.