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MBIEE Yiddish Club

November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Monthly on the same day until August 14, 2019
Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States

Meets each month every 2nd Wednesday 12:30 in Kenesseth Israel Boardroom

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$7 - $15


November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, 19106 United States

Nearly 80 percent of the world’s Jewry can be traced back to the place called the “Pale of Settlement,” the territories of the Russian Empire designated to Jews for permanent settlement between 1791 and 1917. It was in the Pale that Feiga Shamis, a Jewish mother of 12, handwrote a 174-page letter to her children explaining why she had made the devastating choice she did to ensure their survival. It was in the Pale that Feiga witnessed the anti-Jewish pogroms…

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$7 - $15


November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, 19106 United States

From her early influences growing up on an Israeli kibbutz to her first experiences as a Civil Rights activist in Mississippi at the age of 18, Heather Booth spent the next five decades of her prolific career as a political organizer, educator, and leader of the progressive movement. Though Heather may have accomplished some of her best work in the shadows – including her founding of JANE underground, a secret network of doctors and women’s health advocates who offered safe…

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$7 - $15


November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Fred (Paul Lieberstein, The Office) is dismissed, disrespected, and pushed around by everyone in his life – from the upstart partner at his father’s family law firm where Fred works as a paralegal to the back and neck specialist he consults about his debilitating chronic pain. At the recommendation of the firm’s new client, Regan (Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married), Fred finds temporary relief – and a unique ability he never knew he had – through acupuncture. However, neither his unexpected stint…

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November 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
401 Fisher-Bennett Hall, 3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Making SONG OF BACK AND NECK was a real-life crash course in indie filmmaking for The Office writer,producer, showrunner, and actor Paul Lieberstein. Not only did he direct this pitch-perfect comedy, but he also wrote the screenplay and starred as Fred, the film’s well-meaning and naïve antihero. Though SONG OF BACK AND NECK is Lieberstein’s first feature film, this multiple Emmy Award winner has had a brilliant career in television. In addition to his work on The Office (2005-2013), Lieberstein worked as a writer for Clarrisa Explains It All (1991-1994), Weird…

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