29 2016

Opening Night – Israel Film Series: An Article of Hope

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Mittleman Jewish Community Center 6651 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR

Contact Len Steinberg

The MJCC proudly presents the 3rd Annual Israeli Film Series featuring three extraordinary films with special guests. Each film was selected for its quality and ability to excite, delight, enlighten, provoke and/or move viewers to tears or laughter. You will not want to miss out on these films! Co-sponsored by the Institute for Judaic Studies.

Opening Night - Article of Hope with special guest, Director Dan Cohen

The story of Israeli astronaut and Columbia crew member Ilan Ramon, who carried into space a miniature Torah scroll given to Israeli scientist Joachim Joseph during a secret Bar Mitzvah at the Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. The documentary includes archival NASA footage of the astronauts preparing for the ill-fated mission; and remarks from Ramon's widow, Rona, astronauts Garrett Reisman and Steve MacLean, and former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres.

Discussion to follow film.

Check out our other great films on October 6 (Rock in the Red Zone) and October 13 (TBA). We will also have a teen screen on November 3 and will be showing The Other Son.

$8 per film; MJCC members - $5
Registration Code for single ticket: CG107A

$20 series pass; MJCC members - $12
Registration Code for series pass: CG107E

Sponsor: Institute for Judiac Studies