Rebuilding Bridges Between the Black and Jewish Communities Through Art and Conversation took place on Oct. 17 at Spago Beverly Hills. A few hundred guests enjoyed eye-opening works of art by Jewish and Black artists, including some from the Skirball Cultural Center’s current exhibition. A presentational conversation followed by renowned artists, experts and scholars in antisemitism, racism and hatred, and emceed by award-winning journalist Giselle Fernandez.
Afterward, the guests enjoyed a delicious dinner created and prepared by Wolfgang Puck. The event was co-chaired by Gelila Assefa Puck, partner and global creative director for The Wolfgang Puck Group of Companies, and Shari Redstone, Chair of Paramount Global, who said, “Our nation is divided and there has been an alarming rise in antisemitism and racism. It is time for the Black and Jewish communities to stand together once again in the fight against hate.”