Celebrating the Diversity of the Jewish People


October 26, 2023    
7:00 pm

Join us for a discussion on Jewish Diversity with guest panelists Rachel Harrison, Becca Nix Tham, and Hagit Lewis. Using clips from movies, ourpanelists will engage in a conversation about representation and its impact on our community. 

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This program is in person only.

Our panelists include:

Rachel Harrison Gordon: Rachel is an MFA/MBA candidate at NYU Tisch/Stern and a Sundance 2020 Blackhouse Fellow. She hopes to create films, commercials and music videos that highlight the different ways people come of age. Broken Bird is Rachel’s first film.  

Becca Nix Tham: Raised in the suburbs and rocking the city, Chicagoan Becca Nix Tham is a comedian, cultural work activist, and hobby baker. She is a UIC alumni who loves celebrating her Chinese Singaporean and Ashkenazi Jewish culture through food and jokes.   

Hagit Lewis:  Hagit is a 4th generation proud Mizrahi Jew, born and raised in Israel.   An educator with Chicago Jewish Day School who works to ensure Judaism is transmitted to the next generation with love and care.