Israel, Jews & the Middle East Through Film

Plus61J together with Emanuel Synagogue present

Israel, Jews & the Middle East through Film

Join us each month for a fascinating festival of film followed by engaging discussion.

To book individual films, click their name below.

Films will be presented by Dr Shahar Burla

Dr Burla holds a Master's degree in Political Science froDr Shahar Burlam the Hebrew University and a PhD from Bar-Ilan University. His book "Political Imagination in the Diaspora: The Construction of a Pro-Israeli Narrative " was published in 2013 and he is the co-editor of the forthcoming book "Australia and Israel: A diasporic, political and cultural relationship" (Sussex Academic Press, 2015).

Coffee and biscuits will be provided.

 

 

 

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12th December 7:00pm for 7:15pm

Gotta be Happy” – Yiddish humor in America

The Komediant   (2004, 85 Minutes)

Wistful and melancholy recollections of Yiddish theatre are conveyed in this documentary, which centers on the story of the Burstein family. 

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