Monthly Archives: October 2013

Plan Your Film Fest Experience Now

Posted By: admin on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog
2013  FF Poster Final[1]

The Ninth Annual Columbus Jewish Film Festival brings 13 new and original films to Columbus audiences beginning Sunday, November 3, and extending through Sunday, November 17. The Columbus Museum of Art will host the opening night screening and dessert reception. At 7 pm on Sunday, November 3, The ZigZag Kid, an action-packed adventure full of …

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Premiere of Lost Town to Reunite Columbus “Trochenbroders” Nov. 10

Posted By: admin on Oct 29, 2013 in Blog

For many Jewish families in Columbus, the documentary tale of a man in search of connection to a past he’s only heard about in his grandmother’s stories will be a familiar one. The film, Lost Town, centers around the small, east European town of Trochenbrod. Founded in 1835 as a farming colony, by 1938 the …

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Updated Melton School Offers Same High Quality Programming in More Accessible Format

Posted By: admin on Oct 15, 2013 in Blog

Another intriguing year of Jewish learning, text investigation, and thought-provoking discussion is in full swing at the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus. Beginning this October, weekly classes on topics ranging from life after death to Jewish humor, Jewish family living to Torah study, are now …

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Raising the Kid You Love with the Ex You Hate Author to Join Bookfair Panel Discussion on Co-Parenting after Divorce

Posted By: admin on Oct 15, 2013 in Centerscene
Edward Farber

For more than 30 years, clinical child psychologist Dr. Edward Farber has been working with families going through separation and divorce, witnessing the hurt from what he calls the “domestic war zones” children live under even after their parents have separated. Farber said, “I shift the focus away from hatred and hostility for the ex, …

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Uplifting Harmony Project Concert in Store for FunFest Goers

Posted By: admin on Oct 01, 2013 in Blog
FunFest collage

Those who attend the October 6 JCC 100 FunFest and see the Harmony Project’s 200-voice choir perform that day will walk away from FunFest full of the same positive energy, joy, and feeling of connection that motivated Susan Steinman to join the Harmony Project in 2009 and that filled choir member Rabbi Sharon Mars with …

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Bookfair Turns 50!

Posted By: admin on Oct 01, 2013 in Blog
Bookfair Collage

Now in its 50th year, the Columbus Jewish Bookfair continues to bring new authors, new ideas, and a variety of events, extending all the way into April, to the Columbus Jewish community. Bookfair chair Jill Eisenberg is excited to lead Bookfair, one of the state’s longest-running book fairs, into its 50th year. “We’re putting together …

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Gallery Players Opens 65th Season with Yentl October 19

Posted By: admin on Oct 01, 2013 in Blog

Gallery Players, central Ohio’s premiere theatre troupe featuring Jewish performances and plays with largely Jewish content and themes, is proud to announce its 65th season will open with the play, Yentl. Based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s “Yentl the Yeshiva Boy,” set in 19th century Poland, Yentl tells the tale of a young girl who studies …

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