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Our distinguished panel will

MONDAY • MARCH 16 • NOON discuss the ties between Israel, India
and Berkeley demonstrated in the
SAMSON KOLETKAR FRANCESCO Berkeley-based Magnes Collection of
Founder of the Comedy Oak- SPAGNOLO Jewish Art and Life’s beautiful collec-
land Club and the world’s only Ph.D., Curator of the Magnes tion of Indian Jewish artifacts. Deputy
Indian Jewish stand up come- Collection of Jewish Art and Consul General Matan Zamir, who
was previously stationed in Mumbai,
dian; Born in Mumbai Life, UC Berkeley
will talk about his experiences. The lit-
tle known fact, that Jews have lived in
MATAN ZAMIR SOMA CHATTERJEE India for thousands of years and that
Deputy Consul General for Is- Member, Silicon Valley Interfaith presently about 80,000 Indian Jews
rael for the Pacific Northwest Council—Moderator live in Israel will also be discussed.

Location: 110 The Embarcadero, Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium, San Francisco • Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in,
noon program • Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, $8 students (with valid ID) • Reserve your tick-
ets at or call 415-597-6705 • photo by Yehudit Garinkol via the PikiWiki

Presented by The Commonwealth Club’s Middle East Forum

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