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Starting October 25,
LITERARY JEWELS –
Gems from America, Eastern Europe, and Israel
A look at the great Jewish writers through a series of talks and films.
4 Talks, 9 films, special guests and more

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JEWISH COMEDY - A SERIOUS HISTORY

with Professor Jeremy Dauber
Columbia University

From the Talmud to Woody Allen, from Jack Benny to Jerry Seinfeld, Professor Dauber traces Jewish humor in its many forms. ... more

Sun Oct 29, 4:30 PM
Temple Beth Shalom

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UNCLE MOSES

"finest example of Yiddish cinema."
J. Hoberman

When poverty and persecution compel his Polish landsmen to leave their shtetl, "Uncle" Moses, welcomes them. ... more ...

Sun Nov 5, 2:00 PM
Intro by Dr. Gil Ribak
Center for Contemporary Arts

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GOODBYE, COLUMBUS

"... sharp and honest ..."
The New York Times

Based on Philip Roth’s award winning novella, GOODBYE, COLUMBUS is a delicious satire of the Jewish nouveau riche. ... more ...

Sun Nov 5, 4:15 PM
Intro by ALI MACGRAW
Center for Contemporary Arts

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INTIMATE GRAMMAR

"... poignant ..."
Variety

INTIMATE GRAMMAR is an inner journey rich in detailed observation. ... more ...

Sun Dec 10, 11:00 AM
Director Nir Bergman via Skype
Center for Contemporary Arts

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FROM SUPERMAN TO SPIEGELMAN

Comics and the graphic novel
Film and Talk

The role of Jewish artists/writers in comics and the graphic novel is the subject of FROM SUPERMAN TO SPIEGELMAN - COMICS AND THE GRAPHIC NOVEL. ... more ...

Sun Dec 10, 4:30 PM
Center for Contemporary Arts

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