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To the Moon and Beyond

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6:30 PM (PDT)

To the Moon and Beyond

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Advance tickets Oct 29, 2018 $10.00 $1.53
Day-of event ticket Oct 9, 2018 $15.00 $1.78

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Israel is reaching the moon!

*This event has been organized in conjunction with the Jewish High Tech Community and the Silicon Valley Space Center 

Come hear Yonatan Winetraub, co-founder of SpaceIL, an Israeli non-profit organization that is aiming to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon in February. If it does win the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, Israel will be the 4th country to land on the moon.  SpaceIL founders focus on inspiring children and promoting education, will use the potential prize money to ensure that Israel will continue to live up to its reputation for excellence in science, engineering, technology and math.

The talk will reveal some of SpaceIL's achievements, challenges, technology and will highlight lessons learned in starting a private space program.

6:30pm Networking and dinner  (Falafel!!)

7:15pm Intros

7:30pm Lecture and Q&A

Yonatan Weintraub is currently a PhD candidate at Stanford in Biophysics studying a method to interpret and intercept cancer cell communication. In addition, he was part of the International Space University Program at NASA Ames studying how we can create Martian colonies utilizing shelter and water from Martian lava caves. He studied Electrical Engineering and Computational Neuroscience at Tel Aviv University focusing on how regions in the brain collaborate to create our emotions.

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Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6:30 PM (PDT)

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Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

The Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley is a nonprofit community center that welcomes people of all faiths.

We work to enhance Jewish life in Silicon Valley, and to provide social, cultural, educational and recreational services for the entire community.

We always welcome feedback and would like to hear from you. Please contact us at or 408.358.3636 with your questions or suggestions.

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