The Gene - An Intimate History

January 14, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Welcome to the South Florida PBS Premiere screening of Ken Burns Presents The Gene An Intimate History.

After the preview screening enjoy a discussion with FIU's Casa Cuba on Cuban Jewish History.

Video Description

The GENE - Version 2 Engagement Screener

Station screening reel for THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY. Version 2.

43min 22sec


  • Jeneissy Azcuy

    Jeneissy Azcuy- Vice President of Marketing and Communications for South Florida PBS South Florida PBS, Florida’s largest public media company, includes public broadcasting stations WPBT2 and WXEL, serving approximately 6.3 million viewers of all ages and cultural backgrounds from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee. We are dedicated to bring our audiences a more textured and thorough understanding of our world, our community and the communities around them through the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We are trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers and provide educational content that promotes the healthy development of our children. We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public service.

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  • Susan Gladstone Pasternack

    Susan Gladstone Pasternack was appointed as the Executive Director for the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU on June 1, 2017. Gladstone Pasternack brings more than 30 years of executive experience at the national and global levels. Gladstone Pasternack has served in several prominent leadership positions in the U.S. and abroad, most recently as director of development for the museum and for all of FIU’s Jewish Strategic Initiatives – including the university’s Global Jewish Studies Program, Holocaust Studies and Hillel FIU. Gladstone Pasternack’s career has led her to excel at the highest levels of expertise in creating and managing multi-million dollar budgets, fundraising, and the cultivation of sponsorships, donors, and major gifts. She has a Masters of Social Work from Yeshiva University, and a Bachelors of Social Work from Florida International University. As a lifelong member of the Jewish Community in Miami, and the daughter of a rabbi who championed the importance of acceptance and tolerance.

  • Marcos A. Kerbel

    Mr. Kerbel was the founding treasurer and past Chair of the Board of Directors and President of the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA). He has also chaired many of the organization’s committees, including its 25th-anniversary celebration, for which he co-authored: Leading the Way-A Comprehensive History of International Banking in Florida, as well as a complementary video. A second edition appeared in commemoration of FIBA’s 35th anniversary, More recently, Marcos was the Chair of the 40th -anniversary celebration committee Frommer, Ph.D., and Harvey Frommer, Ph.D., which was presented that year at the Miami Book Fair.

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