2015 Season Program for The Everett  Jewish Life Center

Jewish Film Series 

Our ever popular series continues this year with select films shown Sunday and Wednesday each week.  Our printed schedule of films will be available at the EJLCC and around the grounds. Watch for our special event - "Movie With a Nosh" – featuring a special showing of The Sturgeon Queens, the history of the famed lox and herring emporium Russ & Daughters on the Lower East Side of New York City.  A special NY deli buffet follows this showing. 

 

Please check the printed schedule available at the EJLCC and around the grounds for the most current information and full movie schedule.

 

WEEK 1: June 28- July 4
Speaker: Rabbi Rosette Haim, Temple Tifereth Israel - Cleveland

SUNDAY: 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY: 3:30 – 4:45 P.M. 
Lecture: Strong Women in the Bible and Their Place in Modern Religious Life

TUESDAY: 12:15 -1:15 P.M.
Brown Bag Lunch Talk:  When Does Life Begin and End? An Examination of Current Issues of Bio Ethics

WEDNESDAY: 3:30 P.M. 
Jewish Film Series



WEEK 2 : July 5 – July 11

Speaker: Dr. Natan Sachs, Brookings Institution

SUNDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY : 3:30 – 4:45 P.M. 
Lecture: An Overview Of Israeli Society And Politics

TUESDAY : 12:15-1:15 P.M. 
Brown bag lunch talk: Jerusalem And The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

WEDNESDAY: 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

THURSDAY :12:15-1:30 P.M.
Brown bag lunch and Yiddish language conversation with Charley Shuman

 

WEEK 3:  July 12 – July 18
Speaker: Rabbi Uri Regev, Hiddush-For Freedom of Religion and Equality

 SUNDAY :  3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY : 3:30 -4:45 P.M 
Lecture:  The New Government In Israel - Good/Bad News For Religious Freedom? (Can Israel Be Both Jewish And Democratic?)

TUESDAY :12:15 -1:15 P.M
Brown bag lunch talk:  "Who Is A Jew": Israel's Unfinished Saga Of Religion, Law And politics

WEDNESDAY: 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

THURSDAY :12:15 -1:30 P.M.
 Brown bag lunch and Yiddish language conversation with Sol Messinger

 

Week 4 : July 19 – July 25
Speaker: Dr. Norman Ornstein,  American Enterprise Institute

SUNDAY: 3:30 P.M
Jewish Film Series – Special Program
Movie and a Nosh:  The Sturgeon Queens
“Sturgeon Queens” is the story of Russ and Daughters, the famed lox and herring emporium of New York City’s Lower East side. The film is a nostalgic story, narrated by two of Russ’ daughters, 100-year-old Hattie and 92-year-old Anne. The Sunday showing is a special Everett Jewish Life Center event.   Tasty treats will be served after this delightful film. USA, 52 minutes, 2013, English      
Minimum Donation: $15.00 for the film and a fabulous authentic NY Deli Nosh.

MONDAY: 3:30 – 4:45 P.M.
Lecture:  The Sorry State Of American Politics, How We Got Into Our Tribal Mess

 TUESDAY : 12:15 – 1:15 P.M.
Brown bag lunch talk: Coping With Dysfunction: What We Can Do To Get Out Of The Mess

WEDNESDAY :  3:30 P.M
Jewish Film Series: The Sturgeon Queens  

THURSDAY: 12:15 – 1:30  P.M.
Brown bag lunch and Yiddish language conversation with Bernice Thaler

 

WEEK 5 : July 26– August 1   
Speaker: Rabbi Kenneth Kanter, Hebrew Union College Institute of Religion

 SUNDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY :  3:30 – 4:45 P.M.   
Lecture:   The Jews Of Tin Pan Alley  - The Jewish Contribution To American Popular Music From The 1890’s To The 1930’s

TUESDAY :  12:15 – 1:15 P.M.
Brown bag lunch talk: We Jews On Broadway - The Jewish Role In The History Of The Broadway Musical, From The 1890s To The Present.

WEDNESDAY : 3:30 P.M. 
Jewish Film Series

THURSDAY : 12:15-1:30 P.M.
Brown bag lunch and Yiddish language conversation with Charley Shuman

 

WEEK 6 : August 2 – August 8 
Speaker:  Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, City Shul - Toronto

SUNDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY : 3:30- 4:45 P.M.  
Lecture:  Women are from Genesis, Men are from Leviticus!” Do Women and Men Read the Bible Differently? 

Book Signing:

  • Revision’s: Seeing Torah Through a Feminist Lens
  • The Women's Torah Commentary
  • The Women's Haftarah Commentary
  • New Jewish Feminism

TUESDAY : 12:15 -1:15 P.M. 
Brown bag lunch talk: The Power of Prayer: Halleluyah!

WEDNESDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

THURSDAY – 12:15-1:30 P.M.
Brown bag lunch and Yiddish language conversation with Bernice Thaler

 

WEEK 7 : August 9– August 15
Speaker: Gary Rosenblatt, the Jewish Week

SUNDAY :3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY: 3:30 – 4:45 P.M. 
Lecture:  Confessions Of A Jewish Journalist: Covering One's Community From The Inside

TUESDAY : 12:15 – 1:15 P.M. 
Brown bag lunch talk: What's So Funny About Jewish Humor?

WEDNESDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

THURSDAY : 12:15-1:30 P.M.
Brown bag lunch and Yiddish language conversation with Sol Messinger

 

WEEK 8 : August 16– August 22   
Speaker: Dr. Mitchell Bard, American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise

SUNDAY :3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series

MONDAY: 3:30 – 4:45 P.M.
Lecture: The Arab Lobby

Book Signing:

  • Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam’s War Against the Jews
  • Arab Lobby: The Invisible Alliance That Undermines America's Interests in the Middle East

TUESDAY : 12:15 – 1:15 P.M.
Brown bag lunch talk: The Truth About Israel and the American College Campuses

WEDNESDAY :  12: 15 – 1:15 P.M.   Special Brown bag lunch talk
 Rabbi Michael Melchior - Chief Rabbi of Norway
Subject to confirmation – follow up to his Tuesday presentation

3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series   Possible schedule change

 

WEEK 9: August 23 – August 29
Speaker: Anat Hoffman, Israel Religious Action Center

SUNDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series: Beneath The Helmet:  From High School To The Home Front
A coming-of-age story that follows the journey of five Israeli high school graduates who are drafted into the army as required by Israeli law. At the film’s center are five soldiers in an elite paratrooper unit who grow to understand the acute importance of their service to defend their country. The documentary depicts the physical and psychological traumas that temper the soldiers’ idealism. USA, 80 minutes, 2014, English, Hebrew with subtitles.

MONDAY: 3:30 – 4:45 P.M.
Lecture:  From The Back Of The Bus To The Top Of The Agenda

TUESDAY : 12:15- 1:15 P.M.
Brown bag lunch talk:  When Chicken Soup Won't Do The Trick

WEDNESDAY : 3:30 P.M.
Jewish Film Series: Beneath The Helmet:  From High School To The Home Front