Arts & Culture Series

The JCA proudly presents our inaugural Arts & Culture Series, featuring scholars, authors, films, photography and music thanks to generous support from the Sam L. Cohen Foundation.

Sarah

An Evening with Sara Gideon
Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives

Thursday, September 14, 7:00 PM

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

Co-sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, Southern Maine Chapter

Free, all are welcome.

Adina

Book talk with author Adina Hoffman:
Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City

Tuesday, October 10, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

$10/JCA Member, $12/ General admission

Co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program at Colby College

Israeli

In Search of Israeli Cuisine - Film Screening & Tasting Menu

Sunday, November 5, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

$25 in advance, $30 at the door

Purchase tickets online through www.mjff.org

Co-sponsored by the Maine Jewish Film Festival

Tobolowsky

Book talk with actor and author Stephen Tobolowsky:
My Adventures with God

Thursday evening, November 16, 7:00 PM

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

$10/JCA Member, $12/General admission

Dalin

Book talk with author David Dalin:
Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court From Brandeis to Kagan

Wednesday, March 7, 2018   7:00 – 8:30 PM

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

$10/JCA Member, $12/ General admission

Co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program at Colby College

BESA

Besa: A Code of Honor - Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust

A Documentary Photography Exhibit from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center

On display April 2018

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

Free and open to the public during building hours

Dara

Book talk with author Dara Horn:
Eternal Life

Thursday evening, May 3, 2018, 6:30 pm

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

$10/JCA Member, $12/General admission

shuffle

Shuffle Concert – You Choose. We Play.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Sam L. Cohen Community Hall at the JCA

1342 Congress St., Portland

$15/JCA Member, $18/General admission