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September 2019

TCJFF Film Screening – Fig Tree

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
St. Paul JCC, Martin & Esther Capp Building 1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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$12

Set in Addis Ababa in 1989, Fig Tree follows a teenage girl's harrowing coming of age. Mina is 16 years old and the Ethiopian Civil War has been underway her entire life. She lives with her brother and grandmother in a humble house with newsprint for wallpaper. The family is Jewish and is planning to flee Ethiopia for Israel, where Mina's mother awaits their reunion. But this plan leaves out the person Mina loves most: Eli, her Christian boyfriend, who…

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TCJFF Film Screening – The Unorthodox

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, Martin & Esther Capp Building 1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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$12

When Yakov Cohens daughter was expelled from school, he decided to establish a parallel social institution. He had no knowledge, no money, no connections and no PR but he had the strong will to take action that would allow him and other Sephardic Jews to hold their heads up high. He brought two friends along, their operation was characteristic of the people they represented: not the suit-wearing types but with people working their way up from the bottom, informal, with…

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TCJFF Film Screening – Promise at Dawn

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, Martin & Esther Capp Building 1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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$12

From his difficult childhood in Poland to his adolescence under Nices sun, to his career in the air force in Africa during World War II, Romain Gary has lived an extraordinary life. He owes this relentless enterprise to live a thousand lives, to become a great man and a famous writer, to his mother Nina. Its the wild love of his eccentric and endearing mother that drives him to become one of the greatest novelists of the twentieth century, to…

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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting

September 27 @ 8:30 am
St. Paul JCC, Martin & Esther Capp Building 1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting All Are Welcome. The JCCs play a critical role in building a strong Jewish community now and for the future. As the most visited Jewish organizations in the Twin Cities, each week bringing thousands of people together, the JCCs have served our community for over 100 years – for our grandparents, our parents, our children, our friends, our neighbors. Our unparalleled level of inclusivity is what brings the entire community together,…

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TCJFF Film Screening – My Polish Honeymoon

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, Martin & Esther Capp Building 1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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$12

CLOSING NIGHT! Anna and Adam, a young Parisian couple with Jewish origins, are about to travel to Poland for the first time. They are just married and technically speaking this will be their honeymoon. They will attend a ceremony in memory of the Jewish community in the village of Adam's grandfather, which was destroyed 75 years ago. Adam, not really enthusiastic, sees it as an occasion to spend some quality time with his wife, away from their baby boy. Anna…

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October 2019

Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting

October 3 @ 5:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, Martin & Esther Capp Building 1375 St. Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting All Are Welcome. The JCCs play a critical role in building a strong Jewish community now and for the future. As the most visited Jewish organizations in the Twin Cities, each week bringing thousands of people together, the JCCs have served our community for over 100 years – for our grandparents, our parents, our children, our friends, our neighbors. Our unparalleled level of inclusivity is what brings the entire community together,…

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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting

October 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:26 pm
Sabes JCC

Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting All Are Welcome. The JCCs play a critical role in building a strong Jewish community now and for the future. As the most visited Jewish organizations in the Twin Cities, each week bringing thousands of people together, the JCCs have served our community for over 100 years – for our grandparents, our parents, our children, our friends, our neighbors. Our unparalleled level of inclusivity is what brings the entire community together,…

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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting

October 16 @ 5:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416 United States
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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting All Are Welcome. The JCCs play a critical role in building a strong Jewish community now and for the future. As the most visited Jewish organizations in the Twin Cities, each week bringing thousands of people together, the JCCs have served our community for over 100 years – for our grandparents, our parents, our children, our friends, our neighbors. Our unparalleled level of inclusivity is what brings the entire community together,…

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Sukkah Party Breakfast

October 17 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
Sabes JCC

We hope you will join us for a Sukkot breakfast celebration! Wendy Goldberg, Assistant Director of Jewish Life at HMJDS will join us to help celebrate with holiday music and discussion. Light kosher breakfast buffet will be served. Free and open to the public.

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Post-Fest Film Screening – Sustainable Nation

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
Showplace ICON Theatres, 1625 West End Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416 United States
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$13

In a world where water is everything, Sustainable Nation follows three individuals who are doing their part to bring sustainable water solutions to an increasingly thirsty planet. 2019 | Documentary | English | 60 minutes PURCHASE TICKETS  WATCH THE TRAILER Join the Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival and Twin Cities Film Fest as we celebrate our milestone years! Twin Cities Film Fest Lounge, across the street from the Icon Showplace Theater, West End – 9 – 11 pm. Post Film Speaker…

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