‘The Jewish Nielsen’

Who’s watching what, Weeks 24 and 25

As in-person convenings across the country have been rendered impossible due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizations have taken to the internet to connect with supporters and expand their reach. Since the start of the pandemic, Jewish Insider has compiled statistics, released weekly, on the webinars and online events being held across the community.

Weeks of August 28-Sept. 10:

  1. 3,173 — Jews United for Democracy and Justice and Community Advocates, Inc., 9/2: “America at a Crossroads” feat. Jeffrey Toobin and Henry Weinstein
  2. 3,091 — Streicker Center, 8/31: “Blue Skies over New York, An Irving Berlin Concert”
  3. 2,457 — Jews United for Democracy and Justice and Community Advocates, Inc., 9/9: “Restoration – the Struggle Between America’s Past and Future” feat. Ron Brownstein and Warren Olney
  4. 2,249 — Streicker Center, 9/8: “Joan Nathan: Noshes & Soups”
  5. 2,109 — Streicker Center, 9/7: “Melissa Clark: A Holiday Cooking Strategy”
  6. 1,432 — Streicker Center, 9/9: “Einat Admony: The Main Attraction”
  7. 1,236 — Streicker Center, 9/10: “Claire Saffitz: The Sweet Taste of the New Year”
  8. 907 — American Jewish Committee, 9/8: “The State of Black-Jewish Relations with David Harris and Marc Morial”
  9. 648 — Jewish Council for Public Affairs, 9/9: “Making Peace with Israel’s Neighbors: The First Official Trip to UAE.”
  10. 607 — American Jewish Committee, 9/10: “#BlackJewishUnity and Faith: Is the Spirit of King and Heschel Still Alive?”
  11. 592 — Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, 9/9: “JCRC 2020 Celebration” feat. Lior Raz and Jodi Rudoren
  12. 564 — American Jewish Committee, 9/9: “Challenges and Opportunities of Being Black AND Jewish in America”
  13. 494 — Hillel International, 9/8: “A Conversation with Selling Sunset’s Maya Vander”
  14. 460 — Israel Policy Forum, 9/1: “Unresolved Issues: Israel, the UAE, and the Road to Normalization” feat. Nimrod Novik
  15. 447 — The Forward, 9/8: “Fiction is Stranger” feat. Michael Oren
  16. 426 — Israel Policy Forum, 9/8: “Gaza: COVID, Qatar, Crisis” feat. Dr. Shira Efron
  17. 416 — American Jewish University, 9/1: “The Unanswered Letter: Author Talk with Faris Cassell” with Dr. Michael Berenbaum
  18. 335 — American Jewish University, 8/31: “Prospects for Police Reform: Views from an LAPD Chief” feat. Jorge R. Rodriguez and Dr. Jeffrey Herbst
  19. 295 — The Forward, 8/31: “The New Way to Raise Money For the Causes You Love” feat. Rob Eshman and Lisa Greer
  20. 272 — The Forward, 9/10: “The Asian secret to the world’s best challah” feat. Rob Eshman and Avidan Ross
  21. 257 — American Jewish University, 9/10: “Let My People Know: Remembering Luminary Adin Steinsaltz with his Famed Student Rabbi Pinchas Allouche” with Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson
  22. 252 — Brandeis Hillel, 9/2: “The Delegitimization of Israel and the Defense of Jewish Identity: A Struggle for the Soul of the Jewish People” feat. Barry Shrage
  23. 244 — American Jewish University, 9/1: “How to Survive High Holidays Online” Dr. Michael Andron and Rabbi Morris Panitz
  24. 243 — American Jewish University, 9/3: “US-Iran Relations: Past, Present and Future with Hudson Institute Fellow Michael Doran” with Dr. Jeffrey Herbst
  25. 241 — American Zionist Movement and the Herzl Center, 8/31: “Zionist Congress: Then and Now” feat. Avraham Duvdevani, Dr. Aliza Lavie, Dr. David Breakstone, David Matlow, Tamar Cohen and Noa Segal
  26. 208 — American Jewish University, 9/3: “Where’s the Beef? Exploring Veganism in Israel & Judaism” feat. Ori Shavit and Dr. Rotem Rozental
  27. 150 — Hillel International, 9/3: “Back to School Town Hall”
  28. 129 — American Zionist Movement, World Zionist Organization and the Canadian Zionist Federation, 9/8: “Tachles: Hebrew Zoom Classes”
  29. 128 — J Street, 9/8: “Gaza on the Brink of an Outbreak”
  30. 123 — American Jewish University, 9/9: “Breaking Boundaries in the Business of Sports: With XFL Legend Heather Karatz” with Rabbi Sherre Hirsch
  31. 92 Hillel International, 9/10: “Atone with Aveira: A Night of Drag and Comedy”
  32. 77 — American Jewish University, 9/8: “King Bibi: Conversation with Director Dan Shadur – in Hebrew” with Dr. Rotem Rozental
  33. 71 — Maccabi USA, 9/1: “Maccabi USA Sports Show” feat. Nancy “Lady Magic” Lieberman
  34. 55 — Maccabi USA, 9/9: “From Pro Hoops in Israel to Sports Analytics Star: A Conversation with Jessica Gelman” 
  35. 53 — Maccabi USA, 9/3: “Maccabi USA Book Club, Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land” feat. David A. Goldstein, Tal Brody and Andrew Kennedy

All figures are verified by Jewish Insider prior to publication. To be considered for future reports, email [email protected]

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