JCC Book Club

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD By Colson Whitehead HOSTESS Judy Schwartzman 937-293-3348 to RSVP

Jewish Film Festival – My Name is Sara

Available Online June 21 - 23 1hr 51min • Biography, Drama, History (released 2019) • English My Name is Sara tells the true life-story of Sara Guralnick, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best […]


Jewish Film Festival – Love It Was Not

Available Online June 24 - 27 1hr 26min • Documentary (released 2019) • English/Hebrew/German Love It Was Not is a tragic love story between a prisoner and her captor. Flamboyant and full of life, Helena Citron is taken to Auschwitz as a young woman, and soon finds unlikely solace under the tutelage of Franz Wunsch, […]


Jewish Film Festival – Shared Legacies

Available Online June 28 - 30 1hr 37min • Documentary (released 2020) • English Common cause between the Black and Jewish communities was found in the turbulent ‘60s Civil Rights era, as Jewish leaders backed Dr. King’s efforts at racial equality and harmony. Yet, the relationship has frayed in recent years, as a once mighty […]


Jewish Film Festival – The Crossing

Available Online July 1 - 4 1 hour 30min • Drama (released 2020) • Norwegian with subtitles The Crossing tells the story of the adventurous 10-year-old Gerda and her brother Otto, whose parents are in the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War. One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda and Otto's parents […]


Jewish Film Festival – Kiss me Kosher

Available Online July 5 - 7 1hr 41min • Comedy (released 2020) • English/German/Hebrew/Arabic Sparks fly when two families from wildly different cultural backgrounds collide to plan a same sex wedding in this screwball romantic comedy that crosses all borders. Winner: Gershon Klein Award: Special Prize for Best German Film on a Jewish Theme @ […]


Jewish Film Festival – Golda

Available Online July 8 - July 11 1hr 25min • Documentary (released 2019) • Hebrew Shortly before her passing, Golda Meir was interviewed for Israeli television. After shooting ended, the cameras kept rolling, recording an intimate talk with the first and only woman to ever rule Israel. As she lit one cigarette after the other, […]


JCC Book Club

THE NATURE OF FRAGILE THINGS By Susan Meissner HOSTESS Beverly Horwitz 937-890-6440 to RSVP

Dayton Junior Youth Group Program Planning Meeting

The Dayton Junior Youth Group is open to Jewish preteens and teens in grades 6-8. You are invited to join us for FREE ice cream and to help us plan programs for the year! Drop off at 2:00 p.m. at Graeter's Ice Cream (2412 Far Hills Ave. in Oakwood) after ice cream we will walk […]


Dismantling Antisemitism: Dare to Speak with author Suzanne Nossel

Dismantling Antisemitism - A Series of Education, Advocacy and Action Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speach for All In Dare To Speak, Suzanne Nossel, a leading voice in support of free expression, delivers a vital, necessary guide to maintaining democratic debate that is open, free-wheeling and at the same time respectful of the rich diversity of […]

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