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February 2020
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February Films at KI – Ushpizin

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Thursday February 20th at 11am – Ushpizin (2004) Moshe (Shuli Rand) and Malli (Michal Bat-Sheva Rand), an Orthodox Jewish couple in Jerusalem, are childless and without means to celebrate the weeklong holiday of Succoth. After much prayer, they receive unexpected money, and Moshe is told about an abandoned shack where he and Malli can properly deprive themselves and receive guests. However, they are visited by two ex-convicts with an unexpected link to Moshe's past, and the celebration becomes a series…

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BULLY. COWARD. VICTIM. THE STORY OF ROY COHN | Exclusive Film Screening

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF), this thorough and mesmerizing documentary takes an appropriately unflinching look at the life and death of Roy Cohn, the closeted, conservative American lawyer whose first job out of law school was prosecuting filmmaker Ivy Meeropol’s grandparents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Moving from the fifties—when he was also chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy—to the crooked deals and shady power brokering of the eighties that led Cohn to becoming the right-hand man…

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February Films at KI – Yentl

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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February Films With Adult Education in the Meyers Library at KI Thursday February 27th at 11am – Yentl (1983) Rebbe Mendel (Nehemiah Persoff) is a single father who teaches the Talmud, a sacred text of Judaism, to the boys of his small Polish town. Behind closed doors, he also instructs his daughter, Yentl (Barbra Streisand), despite the fact that girls are forbidden to study religious scripture. When Yentl's father dies, she still has a strong desire to learn about her…

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March 2020

Jewish Author Series at KI-Saul Bellow, Film: Seize the Day

March 24 @ 1:00 am - 7:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Tuesday March 24, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Film: “Seize The Day” After losing his job, his girlfriend, and his sanity, salesman Tommy Wilhelm packs up for New York City to try to repair the pieces of his broken life. His skill as a salesman comes naturally, but his strained relationship with his father certainly does not. Tommy must face the father he never really knew while trying to balance the new life that he attempts to carve out…

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May 2020

Operation Finale

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Save May 19 for Operation Finale (2018), our final film this year. Performances are at 1 pm and 7 pm. Films are free for KI members and we ask for a voluntary contribution from non-members. Fifteen years after the end of World War II, a team of top-secret Israeli agents travels to Argentina to track down Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. Hoping to…

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