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March 2018

Felix and Meira

March 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
At the Shul

Takes place in Toronto’s Haredi community, where a young married woman finds freedom through a relationship with a young man mourning his father’s death.

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June 2018

The Jews:A People’s History, Pt. 2

June 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PART TWO: Diaspora 1. Introduction 2. The Crucifixion of Jesus 3. Yochanan ben Zakkai 4. Destruction of the Temple Mount 5. Early Synagogues 6. Masada 7. Rabbi Judah Hanasi and Bet Shearim 8. The Mishnah 9. The Babylonian Talmud 10. The Islamic Empire 11. Jewish Community in Baghdad 12. Maimonides and Sephardic Jews 13. Moroccan Jews 14. Maimonides in Egypt

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July 2018

The Jews a History Pt 1

July 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - August 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

This five-part documentary explores 4,000 years of Jewish history, starting with the origins of the Jewish people in the Middle East right through to present day Judaism. The series researches the roots of the Jewish people, seeking clues about Judaism at the archaeological excavation sites, the centers of culture and in the written evidence of the Jewish Diaspora. 'The purpose of the documentary is to give the public deeper insight, beyond the Holocaust and Israeli politics, into the Jewish people',…

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December 2018

Watermarks

December 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
At the Shul

Movie Goers: "WATERMARKS" A 2004 documentary by Israeli director Yaron Zilberman, tells the story of the Jewish women’s swimming team, named “HaKoah” (the strength), founded in 1909.

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January 2019

Komediant

January 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
At the Shul

Wistful and melancholy recollections of Yiddish Theatre centering on the Burstein family. Smoothly incorporating rare archival footage and interviews with Yiddish stage veterans (including Fyvush Finkel), this tightly edited, briskly paced documentary is filled with much laughter and tears, schmaltz and grit, like the Yiddish theater itself.

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February 2019

Beaufort

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
At the Shul
$5

In the final days of the Israeli occupation of Lebanon, a band of soldiers prepares for the evacuation of a mountain stronghold called Beaufort. But their leader’s strict adherence to the rules puts the men in harm’s way. Two hrs and 6 minutes

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