10 AM – 12:30 PM
Create art, share ideas, listen to storybook readings, and enjoy live music in this exciting series.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Featuring klezmer, jazz, and world music, Oran Etkin’s performances weave global melodies and rhythms into a gumbo of goodness.
12:30 – 2 PM
This long-lost 1919 silent gem, based on the same Sholem Aleichem stories as Fiddler on the Roof, follows Tevye the milkman’s daughter Khavah, who falls in love with the gentile boy Fedka and must navigate the reverberations from this with her community and her family. Restored by the National Center for Jewish Film. With live piano accompaniment by Donald Sosin.
1 – 2:15 PM
Yom Kippur War veteran Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all time, but he has struggled to safely photograph one beautiful predator: the polar bear. Picture of His Life is the breathtaking portrayal of Nachoum’s search for the formidable bear and, with it, some semblance of inner peace.
1 – 4 PM
Experiment with colorful model magic clay and found objects to create a character inspired by artist Rachel Feinstein’s sculptures of people.
5:30 – 7:30 PM
This gripping historical drama, Israel’s submission for the 2020 Academy Awards, follows the radicalization of Israeli ultranationalist Yigal Amir in the year leading up to his assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
6 – 7:45 PM
This essential documentary tells the stories of the Jewish partisans who took up arms against Hitler's war machine in World War II. The last surviving partisans tells their stories to director Julia Mintz who shines a spotlight on their bravery through interviews, archival footage, and historic war records.