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Film

  • Beth Emeth to screen Israeli comedy

    By jwadmin on April 20, 2017
    Congregation Beth Emeth will host a deli and movie night on Saturday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m.. The film will be “Peter the 3rd,” a 2015 Israeli comedy about Peter, a 65-year-old widower, a theater actor who never got a lead role. Peter decides to run for the Knesset in order to receive a Knesset member’s pension. With help from […]
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  • Gates Brotherhood plans dinner and a movie

    By jwadmin on April 20, 2017
    Brotherhood of Congregation Gates of Heaven has planned a movie night on Saturday, April 22. To be held at the temple at 852 Ashmore Ave., babysitting is available at no charge. Snacks at 5:30 p.m., dinner buffet at 6. The movie selections are The Light Between The Ocean (PG-13) and Moana (PG.) Dinner and movie are $12 per person or […]
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  • Holocaust documentary set for Clifton Park Chabad

    By jwadmin on April 19, 2017
    Clifton Park Chabad will screen “No Place On Earth,” a Holocaust documentary, on Monday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library. In 1942, 38 men, women and children slide down a cold, muddy hole in the ground, seeking refuge from the war above in a pitch-black underground world where no human had gone before. These five Ukrainian Jewish […]
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  • Richard Gere on channeling his ‘inner schlub’ in ‘Norman’

    By jwadmin on April 14, 2017
    By CURT SCHLEIER (JTA) – Richard Gere is sexy, suave, tough. He’s been the star of a constellation of films, from “American Gigolo” to “Pretty Woman,” “An Officer and a Gentleman” to “Primal Fear.” At 67, the onetime People magazine Sexiest Man of the Year (1999) still has the looks and charm of a leading man. So what is Richard […]
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  • My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes at Proctors on April 20

    By jwadmin on April 6, 2017
    The Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York is hosting a one-time film screening of My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes on Thursday, April 20, 7:00 PM and the GE Theatre at Proctors, 432 State Street Schenectady, NY. My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes reveals a clandestine Italian resistance movement that helped save many Jews during the Shoah. Among the figures […]
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  • Beth Emeth to show “Violins of Hope”

    By jwadmin on April 6, 2017
    On Wednesday, April 19th, Congregation Beth Emeth, along with WMHT will be offering a free preview of the film, “Violins of Hope”  The film documents the efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, and captures the lessons, the music, and what these restored instruments have brought to others.  The film is part of Beth Emeth’s Lunch and Learn This […]
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  • ‘Moonlight’ named best picture at Academy Awards after ‘La La Land’ mix-up: Jewish connections

    By jwadmin on March 1, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – “Moonlight” was named best picture at the 2017 Academy Awards after “La La Land” producers gave acceptance speeches onstage after being announced erroneously as the winner. “La La Land” did take home six Oscars at the ceremony Sunday night in Los Angeles after being nominated for 14, tying the record set by “All About Eve” and […]
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  • How a bat mitzvah helped inspire a ‘Good Girls Revolt’

    By jwadmin on November 30, 2016
    By LINDA BUCHWALD NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Men were writers and women were researchers. That’s the way it was when Lynn Povich and 45 of her colleagues at Newsweek decided to take a stand. In 1970, the women banded together and became the first women in the media to file a lawsuit on the grounds of sex discrimination — […]
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  • Holocaust film at Temple Sinai to present fable to challenge viewers

    By jwadmin on November 30, 2016
    SARATOGA SPRINGS – “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” will be screened by the Saratoga Jewish Community Arts at Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, on Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. The film program will also include an audience discussion and dessert reception. “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” is a fable told through the voice of a […]
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  • Ben Stiller reveals prostate cancer diagnosis

    By jwadmin on October 13, 2016
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –American actor and comedian Ben Stiller revealed that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. Due to early detection Stiller, 50, was able to undergo treatment for the disease and has been cancer-free since, he said in an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” on Oct. 4. He published an essay about his […]
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