The JCC of Greater New Haven is excited to present the Beckerman Jewish Film Series April 7-May 18, 2016: a diverse collection of Jewish and Israeli films to be shown in the Greater New Haven area, including Cheshire, Hamden, Woodbridge, Madison, and New Haven. The films selected explore a variety of comedic, dramatic, historical, and modern themes, both classics and new releases. Partnering with the JCC is a host of community organizations across the region: The Jewish Federation’s Shoreline and Women’s Philanthropy departments; Jewish Business League; Yale University (Judaic Studies, Whitney Humanities Center & Slifka Center); Anti-Defamation League, Tower One Tower East; Temple Beth David of Cheshire, Shoreline Hadassah, Best Video Film and Cultural Center (Hamden); and Madison Art Cinemas. The JCC also received $5,000 in grant support from CT Humanities.
7 PM | $10 - May 5th - Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Memorial Day
Talk-balk with Joanne Rudof, Archivist, Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale
Madison Art Cinemas, 761 Boston Post Rd., Madison
Saul Auslander, a Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to salvage the body and find a rabbi to bury it. 2016 Golden Globe and Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film.
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven - Shoreline Office