~ JEWISH COMMUNITY EVENTS ~
REEL ISRAEL: FIFTH ANNUAL ISRAELI DOCUMENTARY
Commentary by Duke University Professor Shai Ginsburg
Saturdays, 7:00-9:00 pm
1200 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC
Depicts poor Russian immigrants in Israel who want to learn break dancing to compete internationally in Germany. With no instructor, they use videotapes
A story of Jewish culturally sanctioned child marriages in Yemen and Morocco.
See Kehillah website for links to trailers.
STAND WITH US PROGRAM
Ilan Lopez, Director of StandWithUS Latin America
Sunday, February 18th, 2018,
Jones Chapel, Meredith College
Ilan Lopez was born in Venezuela and moved to Israel in 2010. Ilan's father is a Christian Venezuelan and his mother is the daughter of a Holocaust refugee. His home, education, and life have always been an experience of multiculturalism and coexistence. In Venezuela,Ilan was involved with all kinds of educational projects inside and outside the Jewish community.
Ilan studied Political Science at the University of Haifa and then served in the Humanitarian and Civil Affairs Unit in the IDF, also known as COGAT. During his service, Ilan worked with Palestinian civilians and representatives in projects focused on improving the lives of Palestinian families.
Ilan will be speaking in Raleigh on how the COGAT Unit of the IDF works to save Palestinian lives; he will also address the current situation for the Jewish community of Venezuela.
A HISTORIC EVENING WITH EVA SCHLOSS
(Stepsister of Anne Frank)
Monday, March 5th, 7:00
Page Auditorium, Duke University
Anne Frank's Diary reaches deep into the soul of its readers, connecting young and old, breaking the barriers of time and place. Anne Frank is the voice of innocence and youth, as a young girl coming of age in the most harrowing of circumstances while trying to preserve a sense of normalcy.
Prior to going into hiding, as World War II waged in Europe, Anne Frank befriended an Austrian refugee, 8 year old Eva. though both girls and their families were eventually deported to Auschwitz, their lives would remain forever intertwined, as step-sisters. Eva survived the horrors of Auschwitz, while Anne sadly perished. Of the remaining survivors, Eva is the last witness to Anne Frank's incredibly short yet powerful life.
Since 1985, Eva Schloss has devoted herself to holocaust education and global peace. She has recounted her and Ann'e wartime experiences in more than one thousand speaking engagements. She has written two books and had a play written about her life.
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