Cultural Events

Hadassah Book Discussion-One Big Summer

Thursday, August 13th, 7:30pm-8:30pm

As part of Hadassah's One Book, One Hadassah Program, Lynn, Swampscott, Marblehead Chapter will be discussing Jennifer Weiner's new book Big Summer.  Please join us for this exciting program facilitated by Ina Resnikoff.

  • Program will be conducted virtually via Zoom
  • Program is FREE and open to the community but you must register to receive the Zoom link.

    RSVP to Judy Dunn by phone (978)810-8688 or email at

Hadassah’s One Book, One Hadassah program launched in June with a live interview with Jennifer Weiner, author of Big Summer.  You can view the hour-long conversation by clicking on the link below.

Online Watercolor Paint Night

​Tuesday, August 18th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

​Join Lara Goodman for this online Paint Night. ​Please come prepared with your own watercolor set. We will provide the paper and contact you how to get it.  Fee: $10

Questions? Contact Sara Ewing at

​You'll need:

  • Watercolor set (see link below)
  • Container for water (empty yogurt tub/ball jar is great)
  • ​Paper towels
  • Masking tape
  • Pencil & eraser

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



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.

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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