Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hanukkah Lights to Bring Families Together Both On and Off the Stage

Cast members pictured left to right are: Kristian Grizzell as Lori Martin, Mindy Agranoff as Katie Martin, Norma Whitmyre as Tammy Pearl, Orel De La Mota as Judah Macabee, and Bobby Belair as Isaac Pearl

It’s the darkest time of year, but Gallery Players promises to bring audiences light…

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Learn more about Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights

Hanukkah is the Hebrew term for rededication. The holiday begins on the 25th day of the month of Kislev in the Jewish calendar. It is celebrated for eight days in honor of the Jews’ victory against the Syrian/Greeks and the miracle of the oil lasting for eight days to rededicate the temple. Over 2,300 years …

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BBYO Shows Spirit, Wins Big

Congratulations to the Greater Columbus BBYO (B’nai B’rith Youth Organization) for its many awards won at the recent KIO (Kentucky-Indiana-Ohio) Spirit Convention. Columbus BBYO brought 46 teens to the KIO Spirit Convention on October 26-28, 2012. The four Columbus chapters— two teams of boys and two of girls—had fun working together to prove they had …

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Hanukkah Lights Sends Message of Unity

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” These words, uttered by the Dalai Lama, echo the message of the December children’s play being performed by the Gallery Players Theater, Hanukkah Lights in the Big Sky. The play takes on the challenging story of how a young Jewish boy, after a horrific …

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My Best Enemy Kicks Off Film Fest This Sunday

My Best Enemy will grip you to your seat and surprise you with its exciting combination of suspense, betrayal, and romance. Kicking off the Eighth Annual Columbus Jewish Film Festival, the film will appeal to just about everyone. “Something for everyone” seems to be the theme of the entire festival, with films that address a …

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