Friday July 21, 5:00PM
Please join us for a short erev-Shabbat service with singing, candle-lighting and challah. This service is aimed at preschool and early primary school aged children with their families
Join us to see The Farewell Party, an Israeli black comedy about a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who decide to help their terminally ill friend, and who end up faced with a police investigation as well as a life and death dilemma. This film asks deep questions about how we want to die when the time comes – and questions why we can’t decide for ourselves!
Join us for our discussion of Leah Kaminsky’s powerful first novel The Waiting Room – a multi-generational novel which unfolds over a day in the life of a young physician in contemporary Israel, who must cope with modern threats in the shadow of her parents’ horrific wartime pasts.
Join us to see Blood Diamond, a 2006 political war thriller directed by Edward Zwick and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990’s Sierra Leone. A South African mercenary and a Mende fisherman find their fates forever intertwined as they embark on a quest to obtain a rare and highly coveted pink diamond.