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Opera in the Pines Presents: The Diary of Anne Frank

May 05, 2022 7:00PM—10:00PM

Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Cost $25-$35

Opera in the Pines presents the Maine premiere of The Diary of Anne Frank, by Grigory Frid. Based on the original text of the famous diary Anne kept as she hid with her family between 1942 and1944, this monodramatic opera in 21 scenes will proudly feature an all-female creative team, including Rachel Policar (National Yiddish…

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ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL  

May 04, 2022—May 09, 2022

Cost $40 with discount code

Presented by the JCA and the Maine Jewish Film Festival in partnership with Menemsha Films Festival Pass (9 films): $50 | $40 with discount code Enter our exclusive discount code for 20% off: MAINEIID    Celebrate Israel with six nights of exclusive, award-winning films, available to view from the comfort of home via your TV,…

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Women on the Front Lines – Inside the Combat Units of the Israeli Army

May 01, 2022 5:00PM—6:00PM

Cost 0.0

A Zoom discussion with photographer Debbie Zimelman Sunday, May 1st | 5:00 PM ET Advanced registration required by Friday 4/29 to receive the Zoom link. Women on the Front Lines is the first and only photography book offering an insiders’ view, sharing an intimate glimpse of the lives of women who serve in the Israeli…

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Yom Hashoah Films with MJFF: GERDA’S SILENCE & PROSECUTING EVIL

Apr 26, 2022 9:00AM—Apr 28, 2022 11:30PM

Streaming Online via MJFF on Eventive Platform

FREE FILM STREAMING with MJFF in honor of Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day   GERDA’S SILENCE In this sensitive and gripping film, filmmaker Britta Wauer explores the power of memory and the costs of its repression, as Auschwitz survivor Gerda Schrage comes to grips with the unfathomable secret she has kept for over sixty…

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An Evening with Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist & Author THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

Apr 10, 2022 9:00PM

Online via Zoom

An Evening with Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist & Author THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN discussing ‘The Big Trends Shaping The World Today: Economics, Technology, and Geopolitics’  A virtual event presented by the Jewish Federation of New Mexico and co-sponsored by the JCA of Southern Maine Sunday, April 10th| 9 PM ET    Bestselling author of The World is…

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Spots of Light – To Be a Woman in the Holocaust 

Apr 01, 2022—Apr 28, 2022

JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland, ME 04102

Cost Free

A traveling exhibit from Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Center Made possible through the generous support of the Sam L. Cohen FoundationApril 1-28, 2022   The Holocaust was an historical event of orchestrated acts of brutality and murder by the Nazis and their accomplices against the Jewish people. This exhibit is an attempt…

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What is Shalom House?

Mar 27, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Maine Jewish Museum as well as via Zoom Webinar

Cost Free

Do you know Shalom House? Want to learn more? This talk will go into the rich history behind Shalom House and their mission to provide essential community services to adults living with mental health conditions. Come find out how they have gone from one location to nearly 30 locations in the past 50 years. This…

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Artist Talk: Storytellers

Mar 20, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Maine Jewish Museum as well as Zoom Webinar

Cost Free

Guest curator Lissa Hunter will be moderating this free panel discussion with the five featured book artists, exploring their processes and inspirations creating new work for Stories: Women From the Bible in Contemporary Book Arts, currently on view at the Maine Jewish Museum. If you wish to attend via Zoom rather than in person, please…

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ART & ANTI-SEMITISM  

Feb 22, 2022 2:00PM

Cost $12.50 – $15 

ART & ANTI-SEMITISM   Hosted on Zoom by the Osher Marin JCC Tuesday, February 22nd | 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET  When talking about antisemitism, people often think about the Nazi regime and contemporary antisemitism, maybe about the Spanish Inquisition and other events within the past couple of centuries. However, anti-Semitism has been expressed in visual…

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