Cultural Events

Jewish Repertory Theatre

Jewish Repertory Theatre presents:

Five Staged Readings: A Season of Virtual Theatre

Each play runs for 21 days - watch whenever you choose!

Bar Mitzvah Boy

November 5-25, 2020

Jewish Repertory Theatre presents Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren Young, November 5-25, 2020. A non-observant Jewish grandfather/successful divorce attorney decides he needs to have a Bar Mitzvah ASAP and finds his faith during study with a Rabbi who seems to be losing hers. A heartfelt comedy/drama that explores faith, religion, and what it means to be part of a community.

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Holiday Shorts

December 10 - December 30

Jewish Repertory Theatre presents Holiday Shorts by Hank Kimmel, December 10-23, 2020. In a new series of hilarious Woody-Allen-esque short plays, Atlanta playwright Hank Kimmel delights with a new set of offbeat, comic 10-minute plays featuring themes of the holiday season.

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Exquisite Potential

January 7, 2021 - January 27, 2021

Jewish Repertory Theatre presents Exquisite Potential by Stephen Kaplan, January 7-27, 2021. All parents think their children are brilliant. Alan Zuckerman just happens to think his 3-year-old son, David, is the Messiah. Thirty years ago, Alan and his wife, Laura, visited their rabbi to verify David’s possible divine nature. Thirty years later, everyone older and wiser, it appears that dad might have been onto something.

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An Unexpected Life

February 4, 2021 - February 24, 2021

Jewish Repertory Theatre presents An Unexpected Life by Alice Eve Cohen, February 4-24, 2021. In a newly revised version of What I Thought I Knew, Alice Eve Cohen weaves hope, humor and an entertaining cast of characters into her captivating memoir of a high risk, unanticipated pregnancy.

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Beau Jest

March 11, 2021 - March 31, 2021

Jewish Repertory Theatre presents Beau Jest by James Sherman, March 11-31, 2021. What's a nice Jewish girl to do when her parents expect her to marry a nice Jewish doctor even though she’s already in love with another man? Hiring an actor to play her imaginary beau in front of the family seemed like a good idea until the charade is a little too successful and the “hired” boyfriend begins to capture her heart.

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JCCNS Women’s Book Club led by Bea Paul

OPEN TO ALL!

Join Bea Paul each month for an engaging discussion.
RSVP to Sara Ewing at sewing@jccns.com for Zoom link.

Monday, October 19, The Huntress, by Kate Quinn-The Novel revolves around a Russian Female bomber pilot and a British War Reporter who work together as Nazi hunters. 

Monday, November 16, The Vanishing Half, by Britt Bennett: A multi-generational family saga that tackles issues of racial identity and bigotry.

Monday, December 14, The Weight of Ink, by Rachel Kadish:   A work of historical fiction about women separated by centuries.and the choices and sacrifices they must make.

Monday, January 11, 2021 ,I Tituba, The Black Witch of Salem, by Maryse Conde, The story of The first woman accused of witchcraft.  she as enslaved and owned by Samuel Parris of Danvers.


Virtual Film Festival

JCC’s Jewish Film Festival movie lovers are given the opportunity to stream the entirety of Menemsha Films catalog online: $.99 cents to RENT or $4.99 to OWN on Amazon or iTunes.

Here are some direct links to favorites from past years: 

HeadingHome: The Tale of Team Israel

1945

Dough

Fanny’s Journey

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

The Women’s Balcony

The Testament

There is also another service, ChaiFlicks (think Netflix for Jewish films) for lovers of Jewish entertainmentand culture. You have exclusive access to our highly acclaimed library of movies, television series and documentaries from world-renowned Actors, Directors and Filmmakers. Menemsha is offering us a 30 day free trial, $5.99 a month after that.

Chaiflicks.com

Watch Israeli Films Online

In the last couple of weeks, ​more than 50 Israeli award winning films have been uploaded, all at special rates.

 ​Go2Films on Demand platform

This month: offering 3 award-winning Israeli films, 
with a special 50% discount for private viewing.

Just enter the coupon code: Together2020  (coupon expires: April 30)

Everyone's Welcome

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