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Netanya AACI



Paul Salter Musical Lectures
Paul Salter is an internationally known musician, performing piano solo and as an accompanist, as well as directing musical productions. His work has covered the field from classical to light opera and modern musicals. Educated and originally performing in the UK, he made Aliyah in 2000. In Israel, Paul was founding Musical Director of the Capital Music Theatre as well as co-founder of the Encore Educational Theatre. He is Musical Director of the Jerusalem Cantors' Choir, which he has conducted in Israel, Hungary and Poland. He has also guest-conducted the Israel Chamber Orchestra.
His work has been concentrated on Broadway musicals and Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. He recently visited Manchester to conduct Fiddler on the Roof for the 40th anniversary of the Jewish Theatre Group of Manchester's 1975 production.
Netanya AACI members have enjoyed many of the Encore productions in which he has been involved over the past few years. Paul is also an accomplished lecturer. His illustrated lectures on subjects ranging from Chopin to The Beatles have been well received throughout Israel.

George Gershwin - or Gershowitz? 8.00pm Tuesday 30 June 

The life and work of the great Jewish jazz composer. Many illustrations, both at the piano and on video.

Paul at the Piano 8.00pm Tuesday 28 July 

Piano classics and some lesser-known pieces, with history and anecdotes.
The Beatles - From Mania to Meltdown 8.00pm Tuesday 1 September

A nostalgic look at the lives and music of the most influential pop group of all time. 
Comedy Tonight 8.00pm Tuesday 13 October Humor in music: a fun evening with a wide range of comic music.
Desert Island Discs 8.00pm Thursday 5 November  Music that Paul would take to that mythical BBC desert island.

Also, you have a chance to choose your own favorites and give the reasons for your choice. The most interesting three will be played! Please send your requests to the Netanya AACI

.Each lecture is approximately 2 hours with a coffee break.
Series of 5 Lectures: Members NIS 175  Non-members NIS 225  Individual lectures: Members pre-paid NIS 40 Non-members and at door NIS 50

Eretz Israel 150 Years Ago 10.30am Sunday 30 August
Beryl Ratzer, originally from South Africa, is now living in Netanya and has worked as a guide in Israel for over twenty years. She combines her extensive knowledge of Israeli archaeology, geography and history with her great love of Israel. Her book, A Historical Tour of the Holy Land is a concise history of the Land of Israel for the amateur historian. Beryl's talk will cover the last decades of the 19th century and will relate to the Jewish and non-Jewish populations, including the German Christian settlers who were known as the Templars. Mark Twain described the land in 1867 in his book Innocents Abroad as a desolate country. Beryl will recount the fascinating history of events of the time

..because we choose to live in Israel

Beit Oleh America Netanya AACI, 28  Shmuel  Hanatziv, Netanya, 4228132 

Tel: 09 833 0950     FAX: 09 862 9183     email:  info@netanyaaaci.org.il 

How Our Brain Works -How to Use It to Your Advantage  10.30am Sunday 6 September
Dr.Craig Goodman is a neuroscientist who has researched and worked with patients in the area of mental illness and psychology. He has a Ph.D. in Neurobiology from Hebrew University in Jerusalem Hadassah Medical School, has done post-doctoral research on schizophrenia at the Technion in Haifa, has worked as a geriatric psychologist and with Holocaust survivors, working with psychotic patients.
He lectures at Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine and is a psychologist with the rank of lieutenant in the IDF Reserves.
Members NIS 15 Non-members NIS 20