The Pico Union Project is dedicated to the Jewish principle to “love your neighbor as yourself.” It elevates this teaching into practice in a historic building by bringing diverse cultures together through song, story, art, food and prayer. Pico Union Project is a multi-faith cultural arts center and house of worship founded in 2013 by visionary recording artist, composer and musician Craig Taubman. Pico Union Project aims to help invigorate the community of Los Angeles and reflect the Jewish value of being a light to all nations.
Join us for a delicious dinner and an evening of live performances on stage with special celebrity guests! The Markaz, Arts Center for the Greater Middle East, will present SOUP FOR SYRIA, FOOD AND ARTS FESTIVAL, here at PUP on Saturday, October 10th, 5 to 10 pm. Proceeds from the festival will help feed more than 1,000 Syrian refugees, under the auspices of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and the Karam Foundation—an American nonprofit that has been working in Syria for nearly a decade. Visit here for details!
On November 6th and 7th, the acclaimed off-Broadway one-woman show Rachel Calof will be here at Pico Union Project! Come witness the true, musical story of a Russian mail-order bride, headed to make a new American life in…North Dakota? Featuring Kate Fuglei, written by Ken LaZebnick, and directed by Ellen Pressman. Find tickets now!
This October, the Miller Intro to Judaism Program and Pico Union Project are teaming up to launching our first-ever Intro to Judaism class in Downtown LA. Designed for both Hebrew school drop-outs and curious newcomers, this class provides a rich introduction to both Judaism’s big ideas and the nuts and bolts of daily Jewish living.
Classes will be from 6:30pm-9:30pm mostThursdays beginning October 29th! If you’re interested, visit http://intro.aju.edu