17 2015

"Hollywood's Portrayl of the Jew"

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Contact Rachel Steigleder

"…How many rabbis can say that they had a bank robber for a best man?"
(The Frisco Kid, 1979)
Guest Speaker: Dr. Eric Goldman
Did you know that the first “talkie” in history was a Jewish film?
Did you know that most of Hollywood’s founders were Jews?
Did you know that Hollywood’s portrayal of the Jew has evolved
dramatically over the last 100 years?

Join us on May 17th at 2PM to learn more!

Using thought-provoking film clips, Dr. Eric Goldman will retell The American Jewish Story Through Cinema.

Rabbi Wainhaus and Dr. Goldman were professionally involved “in a previous life”. Their interaction during this program marks their 30-year reunion!

Sponsor: Congregation Or Shalom- Lanwirth Fund and Adult Education

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