Jewish Life & Learning
A beautiful coming of age story about an Israeli teen who struggles to understand the conflict in Gaza, and the young Palestinian who tries to explain. (French, 100 mins) Preceded by a short historical overview of the Israeli disengagement from Gaza in Summer 2005.
A 2012 Rochester Jewish Film Festival Audience Favorite!
A celebration of Yiddish poets and poetry on the 63rd anniversary of the "Night of the Murdered Poets," when Soviet officials executed thirteen Soviet Jews, including five Yiddish writers, on false charges of espionage and treason.
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Continue your exploration of the humor and beauty of this special Jewish language.
A tribute to Yitzhak Rabin on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of his assassination.
Join us for a screening of My So-Called Enemy, a 2013 RIJFF favorite in which six Israeli and Palestinian teens meet to share their stories. Screening preceded by a short tribute to Rabin's legacy and unwavering commitment to peace. (film in English, Arabic, and Hebrew with English subtitles, 89 mins)
A peer reading group, run by participants in the JCC Yiddish Program, to study advanced texts. For example, we've been reading modern Yiddish poetry, and from the Yiddish Tanach. Times and subjects may change to suit members. If interested, please contact Joy Getnick or call x239.