Temple Concord will offer the virtual live performance from Jerusalem of Evan Kent’s one man show “Jerusalem of Shards: Putting the Pieces Together” on Zoom on Saturday, December 12, at 4 pm. At the end of the performance, Kent will talk to the Zoom audience. This will be followed by Havadalah and a lighting of Hanukkah lights. Registration for the program is required. To register, visit
After registering, each person will receive a confirmation e-mail including information about joining the meeting.
“Temple Concord is pleased to offer an exciting program for Hanukkah this year,” said organizers of the event. “Evan will transport us from the streets of Jerusalem to the villages of Eastern Europe to the suburbs of Long Island in the 1960s – sharing stores of his grandparents’ immigration to the United States at the beginning of the 20th century interwoven with his own tales of his aliyah just a few years ago.”
They added, “‘Shards’ takes us on a poignant, often humorous, journey that spans continents, decades and generations. The theatrical adventure includes one actor, 21 characters, three puppets, four generations and eight songs adding up to one unforgettable theatrical adventure. Ultimately ‘Shards’ is the story of finding home, finding homeland, and along the way learning a bit more about yourself. The talk with Evan will give us all a greater sense of connection.
Other North American Reform congregations joining with Temple Concord to be part of this program to the U.S. are Vassar Temple, Poughkeepsie, NY; Congregation Shaarey Zedek, East Lansing, MI; Temple Israel, Columbus, GA; Temple Beth Israel, York; PA: B’nai Abraham, Elyria, OH; and Temple Beth El, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
For more information, or to watch the recordings about the show, visit https://vimeo.com/226114959 or Kent’s website at www.evankent.com.