Cinema J: Farewell Mr. Haffmann

Cinema J: Farewell Mr. Haffmann

Occupied Paris, 1941: all members of the Jewish community are instructed to come forward and identify themselves to authorities. Dedicated jeweler Joseph Haffmann, fearing the worst, arranges for his family to flee the city and offers his employee François Mercier the chance to take over his store until the conflict subsides.

Cinema J: Schachten

As a child, Victor witnessed the merciless killings of Jews by Nazi cavalry in a snowy rural field. His mother and little sister were murdered at the Mauthausen concentration camp. He never forgot. Now, two decades later, Victor is a successful businessman in Vienna, but he still carries that burning resentment and desire for justice within him.

Cinema J Matinee: Persona Non Grata

The story of a Japanese diplomat sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life leading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees in Kaunas, Lithuania resulting in saving the lives of over 6,000 people.

Exercise Basics for Older Adults

Exercise is essential for good health and mobility but what should be included in a program as we age? Walking alone is not enough. Learn about the 4 different must-haves for an exercise program for older adults.

Cinema J @ Leisure World: Women of Valor

In the Haredi community, a woman’s obligation is to marry and bear children and serve as the primary breadwinner while her husband studies religious texts. Haredi political parties in Israel forbid women to seek public office. Fed up with the status quo, Esty Shushan is fighting to change that.

Cinema J @ Home: The Levys of Monticello

Weekend of February 17-19 | Movie available to view in the comfort of your home. Thursday, February 21 | 5:00 PM | Film group discussion on Zoom

Cinema J: 1618

Cinema J: 1618Thursday, January 19 | 7:00 PM | $12Portugese with English Subtitles | Drama | Portugal, 2020 | 1h 25mScreening Location: Bender JCC – Kreeger AuditoriumThis historical drama is based on a true story: the visitation by the Inquisition to Porto in 1618. At the time the entire population was exhorted to denounce heresies […]

Special Event @ the Bender JCC: Six13 Live in Concert!

SOLD OUT!! – Join Coming of Age and Arts & Adults in lighting the menorah and celebrating the 4th night of Chanukah with music starring NY-based a cappella group Six13!

Special Event @ the J: Knishes & Sinatra

Lecture only tickets available – Acclaimed speaker, Smithsonian curator, and award-winning author, John Edward Hasse draws on film and video clips, rare photographs, and original recordings to provide insight into Sinatra’s extraordinary career.

Cinema J @ Leisure World: One More Story

An ambitious young journalist, Yarden, is put to the test when her boss (who also happens to be her lover) assigns her to do a story about blind dating in hopes of chasing ratings.