April 5, 2019
R OCKLAND NEWS
Hack it together!
Bergen, Rockland students compete in all-female coding challenge at Lander
Silvia Pan, an engineer at AMC Networks, often is the only woman in the room when she is at hackathons, intense coding events where teams collaborate on building apps or websites, often over the course of a sleepless weekend.
‘Shoelaces’
Israeli film is fiction but reflects director’s relationship with his special-needs son
“Shoelaces,” the 2018 Israeli film that will play Wednesday night in Nanuet as part of the Rockland Jewish Film Festival, tells the story of the complicated relationship between an aging father and his special-needs adult son, whom he abandoned while he was still a young boy. At the center of the plot is the son’s desire to donate one of his kidneys to help his ill father. When the transplant committee rules that the son is not competent to make the decision, and that his father, his legal guardian, does not have the right to make it for him, the son sets out to fight that decision.
R OCKLAND OPINION
This is why we should immunize our children
By  RABBI D R. JILL HACKELL

Rockland County is in the midst of a measles epidemic. As I write this, there are at least 155 cases of measles — a disease that was eliminated from the United States in 2000.
R OCKLAND EVENTS
Photographers to visit Rockland’s Cafe Europa
On Wednesday, April 10, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. , the monthly Cafe Europa for Holocaust survivors at the Rockland JCC, sponsored by the Rockland Jewish Family Service and the Holocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance and Education, continues.

‘Don’t Post That!’
As part of Jewish Heritage Month and Holocaust commemorations at Rockland Community College, Adina Sash, aka “Flatbush Girl,” discusses “Don’t Post That! How to Use Social Media Correctly to Make Money and Change the World,” in RCC’s Ellipse Technology Center on April 11 at 12:15 p.m. 145 College Road, Suffern, NY . Rabbi Dov Oliver, (845) 574-4422 or doliver@sunyrockland.edu.
Awards brunch in New City
The Nanuet Hebrew Center in New City will hold its annual journal awards ceremony and brunch reception on Sunday, April 7, at 9:30 a.m., at the Rockleigh . Honorees include past and current presidents of the NHC’s Men’s Club, along with Diane Serratore, the executive director of People to People, who will receive NHC’s Stanley Blumenthal Community Service award. For more information, call (845) 708-9181 or go to  nanuethc.org .
COMMUNITY CALENDAR
Sunday, Apr 7, 9:30-12:30AM,
Nanuet Hebrew Center, New City

JCC Rockland Founders Dinner
Sunday, Apr 7 , 5-9PM,
The Rockleigh, Rockleigh

JCC Rockland Hod Hasharon Teen Experience
Tuesday, Apr 9 - Thursday, Apr 18,
JCC Rockland, West Nyack
Book Discussion, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Tuesday, Apr 9 , 12:15-1:30PM,
Ellipse Technology Center at RCC, Suffern  

Tuesday, Apr 9, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival:
Budapest Noir
Tuesday, Apr 09, 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet  

"Miriam's Seder" at Nanuet Hebrew Center
Wednesday, Apr 10, 6-8PM,
Nanuet Hebrew Center, New City

Wednesday, Apr 10 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Thursday, Apr 11, 12:15-1:30PM,
Ellipse Technology Center at RCC, Suffern

Sunday, Apr 14 , 9-11AM,
The Reform Temple of Rockland, Upper Nyack

Sunday, Apr 14 , 6-10PM,
Orangetown Jewish Center, Orangetown

Sunday, Apr 14 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Monday, Apr 15 , 1:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 16, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 16 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, Apr 17 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Nanuet Hebrew Center 10th Annual 2nd Night of Passover Community Seder
Saturday, Apr 20 , 8:10-10:30PM,
Nanuet Hebrew Center, New City

Tuesday, Apr 23 , 1:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 23, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 23 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, Apr 24 , 1:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, Apr 24 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Sunday, Apr 28 , 5-7PM,
Monday, Apr 29 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 30 , 12:15-1:30PM,
Ellipse Technology Center at RCC, Suffern

Tuesday, Apr 30, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 30 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

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