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Havdalah and a Movie Series
January 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Nov 3 – GI Jews – GI JEWS: JEWISH AMERICANS IN WORLD WAR II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown bring their war experiences to life: how they fought for their nation and their people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed.
POSTPONED – Jan 5 – Epilogue – Based on archive material, the film reveals the final years of Israel’s founder, David Ben-Gurion. Excluded from leadership, he allowed himself a hindsight perspective on the Zionist enterprise. POSTPONED UNTIL LATER DATE.
March 9 – Arranged – ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn they share much in common – not least of which is that they are both going through the process of arranged marriages.