Virtual Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life
UnReined Film and Live-Streamed Q & A
UnReined is the story of Nancy Zeitlin, an Israeli Equestrian champion who spent 10 years building the Palestinian Equestrian Team. Her personal life also reflects the turmoil of Israeli society; she married a Christian, an ultra orthodox Jew and then a Palestinian.
Who: Open to all
When: Film available Jan 24 till Jan 31 • Live-Streamed Q & A Sunday, January 31, 11 am
This popular series led by Terry Pollack will explore the issues of the day/week plus provide historical context for current events. Opinions are welcomed and encouraged in this interactive virtual class. Questions: contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Mondays, January 4 - February 22
Time: 10 - 11:15 am
Where: Zoom Meeting
Intro to Judaism – Virtual Program
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis
Explore Jewish observance of the holidays and life-cycle events, major periods in Jewish history and significant Jewish concepts through lecture, engaging text study, meaningful dialogue and exploration in the community. Class will be taught virtually, in four blocks with a different rabbinic instructor for each block. Open to the community. Instructors: Rabbis Shana Nyer, Jonathan Berger, Chase Foster and Melinda Mersack.
When: Thursdays • 7-9 pm
PART TWO: December 3 – January 7, 2021 (no class Dec 24, 31)
PART THREE: January 14 – February 18, 2021
PART FOUR: March 4 – April 8, 2021 (No class April 1)
Fee: $225 (10% discount for Mandel JCC members)
Great Stuff to Watch
Menemsha Films has brought some of our favorite Jewish-themed movies to the Cleveland Jewish FilmFest over the years. Check out ChaiFlicks, their new online format for viewing Jewish films. CLICK on the link below from your iPad, tablet, laptop, or desktop, sign up for your FREE 30-day trial, and start enjoying great entertainment.
Jewish Lit: The Quarantine Book Club
During these challenging days of social distancing, we invite you to read something other than the news and to come together virtually to discuss books, writing, and telling Jewish stories. Presented by the Jewish Women’s Archive and JewishLIVE. Enjoy this first installment with Rachel Kadish and Tova Mirvis, past Jewish Book Festival authors – see what they are up to now.