Monthly Archives: October 2014

DOC N ROCK SUNDAY

DOC N ROCK SUNDAY at Jewish Film Fest Continues 10th Anniversary Celebration Special guests and special events abound with the 10th Annual Columbus Jewish Film Festival, beginning this Sunday, November 2 with the 6:30 pm premiere of The Wonders and a visit from its director, Avi Nesher. The 10th anniversary celebration will continue with almost-daily …

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For a new and different approach to training for foot races, or just for a fun hike in the woods, visit the new addition to the JCC grounds, just behind the baseball diamond. This newly constructed half-mile trail took 8 weeks to complete, but won’t take you that long to run, walk, or use for …

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What’s New at the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School?

What’s New at the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School? Everything! New Teachers, New Classes, New Location! A whole new year of exciting discussion, engaging text, and dedicated educators is about to begin at the Melton Adult Mini-School. Classes begin this week and several new topics are in store, along with new teachers and even a new …

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Columbus Jewish Film Fest to Bring World-Renowned Director for 10th Anniversary Celebration For acclaimed Israeli film director Avi Nesher, religious devotion and artistic expression are two sides of the same coin, inextricably linked in their extreme opposition. Speaking to this idea is his latest film, The Wonders, which will premiere in Columbus at 6:30 pm …

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JCC Bookfair Honors Life and Lessons of Gordon Zacks

When accomplished author, businessman, and pivotal leader Gordon Zacks (z’’l) received the news from his doctor in December 2013 that, due to a fast-spreading cancer, he had just weeks to live, rather than despair, he got busy writing his second and final book. The life-affirming process enabled him to focus on the positive and turned …

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Something for Everyone at 2014 JCC Jewish Bookfair

The 2014 JCC Jewish Bookfair will again showcase new authors, new ideas and a variety of events for all ages and interests during a 10-day festival that begins with Bookapalooza Family Day on October 19 from 11 am to 5 pm. The day will kick-off with an 11 am discussion of Sacred Trash: The Lost …

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JCC Jewish Bookfair Author Visit to Shed Light on Little Known Aspect of Holocaust History

JCC Jewish Bookfair Author Visit to Shed Light on Little Known Aspect of Holocaust History Journalist, author, and “GIRLilla Warfare” blogger Lisa Barr’s journey to create her first novel began unobtrusively enough. The idea for Fugitive Colors, her award-winning debut novel about love, passion, friendship, and revenge on the eve of WWII,began more than 20 …

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