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Weinstein JCC

5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
804-285-6500 weinsteinjcc.org

October 2018

Gallery: Hal Horwitz

October 18 - November 23
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Hal Horwitz was a Richmond pediatric dentist who took up photography as a hobby more than thirty years ago, developing a special interest in native orchids. Horwitz photographed nearly all of Virginia’s orchid species and attempted to photograph all 200 orchids native to the United States. He made scores of trips into the habitats of these plants and created a photographic record as remarkable for its scope as for its beauty.  

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POA Season Kick-Off: Mark Nizer 4D

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Mark Nizer 4D: A New Dimension in Entertainment is a combination of original comedy, world class juggling, movement, music and technology that promises to be a spellbinding evening. Watch him juggling laser beams at 1000 rpms, throwing five ping pong balls 20 feet in the air using only his mouth, or even juggling a burning propane tank, a running electric carving knife, and a 16-pound bowling ball.    

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November 2018

Jewish Film Festival: Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

November 10 @ 7:30 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Sammy Davis, Jr. had a career that was legendary, and yet his life was complex, complicated and contradictory. Davis strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory and was the most public black figure to embrace Judaism. Featuring new interviews and never-before-seen photographs and excerpts from his electric performances. Directed by Sam Pollard.

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Book Fair Family Event – “Curious George”

November 11 @ 10:00 am
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Family breakfast at 10:00 a.m. and the film begins at 10:30 a.m. This animated film is a fun-filled big-city journey about how George meets the Man in the Yellow Hat. Kids of all ages are invited to join the fun with breakfast, arts and crafts, and a movie. Includes a visit by the characters and pajamas and pillows are welcome.

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Jewish Film Festival

November 12 @ 12:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Talk Back led by Dr. Charles Sydnor of the Virginia Holocaust Museum. From Philadelphia to the Front is one of the few documentaries to explore the stories of Jewish-American World War II soldiers, this film focuses on six Philadelphia veterans in their 80's, and their experiences during the war. Combined with photographs from their experiences during the war, the men's personal collections, the film includes rare archival footage, stills, and newsreels, including Jewish soldiers celebrating Shabbat and Passover during wartime…

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Book Fair Event with Allan H. Goodman

November 13 @ 11:00 am
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Allan H. Goodman's intriguing blend of history and mystery, Father, Son, Stone, delves into the secret of Jerusalem's most controversial religious site: the Temple Mount, also known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. Inspired by Goodman's desire to learn why Moshe Dayan returned the Temple Mount to the Muslim authority at the end of the Six-Day War in 1967, the book spans various periods in the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Book Fair Event with B. A. Shapiro

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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B.A. Shapiro, whose previous books have sold over half a million copies, once again weaves together historical and imagined characters to create a psychological art thriller. The Collector’s Apprentice is set in 1920s Paris and Philadelphia, where one fascinating woman must disguise her identity in order to reclaim it.

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Book Fair Event with Rabbi Royi Shaffin

November 14 @ 11:00 am
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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In his new book, The Hollywood Bible, Rabbi Royi Shaffin finds Jewish meanings and symbolism in movies from Wonder Woman and E.T. to post WWII classics such as The Creature from the Black Lagoon and uses them as a way to teach deep truths about spirituality and Judaism.

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Book Fair Event with Andrew Gross

November 15 @ 7:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Andrew Gross’ newest historical thriller brings to life the drama of the birth of organized crime in 1930’s New York City from the tale of one family. Set between 1905-1935 and a rags-to-riches tale, Button Man traces the rise of a Jewish immigrant family in the dawn of the women’s garment business collapse under the hammer of organized crime. Both tragic, and yet like the story of so many of that generation who brought themselves up from nothing, inspirational.

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Jewish Film Festival

November 18 @ 2:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Talk Back with RBG acclaimed film director Julie Cohen. At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a stunning legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg‘s exceptional life and career.

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Book Fair Community Read with Georgia Hunter

November 20 @ 10:00 am
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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When Georgia Hunter was fifteen years old, she learned that she came from a family of Holocaust survivors. Her New York Times Best Seller We Were the Lucky Ones was born of her quest to uncover her family's staggering history. It's a searing story of a Jewish family ripped away from each other at the start of the German and Russian occupation of Poland on the eve of World War II, and their extraordinary journey back to each other. Light…

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Gallery Show: Joanna Tyka

November 29, 2018 - January 15, 2019
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
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Abstract and figurative forms are in contradiction to each other, but for Joanna Tyka, they’re parallel forms of her artistic expression. This show will run in the Sara D. November Gallery.

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