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Jewish Film Nights at the J

Celebrating 25 years of Jewish films at the JCC
All films are FREE | Public welcome

What is Jewish Film Nights at the J?

Jewish Film Nights at the J brings you 8 thought-provoking, entertaining, and educational films. There will be one film shown on one night each month. Each film will have a brief introduction and opportunity to stay after for discussion. Themes are varied: Drama, History, Comedy, Documentary, Contemporary.   Our committee scours the film universe to bring you the best available.  All have a Jewish connection. We invite everyone in the community to enjoy these free nights at the JCC.


  • Tuesday, October 29
  • 7:00pm
  • At the JCC of the Lehigh Valley
  • Price: Free
  • Language: English

93Queen follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a no-nonsense Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the “boys club” in her Hasidic community by creating Ezras Nashim, the first all-female ambulance corps in NYC.

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  • Tuesday, November 26
  • 7:00pm
  • At the JCC of the Lehigh Valley
  • Price: Free
  • Language: Spanish with English subtitles

An 88-year-old Jewish tailor named Abraham embarks on a long journey to try and find the man who saved him from certain death during the Holocaust.

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  • Tuesday, December 17
  • 7:00pm
  • At the JCC of the Lehigh Valley
  • Price: Free
  • Language: French and Yiddish with English subtitles

As the German army occupies Paris in 1941,  Roman Joffo, a Jewish barber, realizes his family is in danger of detention and worse. Planning their escape to the "free zone" in southern France, he sends his youngest sons on the perilous trip by themselves. In French and Yiddish with subtitles.

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Save the date for all of our upcoming Jewish Film Nights at the J. Stay tuned for film details.
January 28, 2020 
February 18, 2020 
March 24, 2020 
April 14, 2020 
June 16, 2020 

Thanks to our sponsors, all films are free.

 The Jewish Film Nights at the J (JFN) committee meets regularly to screen and select films. For more information or to get involved contact Dan Poresky [email protected]  or 610.434.1396.

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2019 Jewish & Israeli Film Series.
We welcome you to join us in 2020 as we celebrate our 25th year.

The Jewish & Israeli Film Series sincerely thanks our 2019 series partners and sponsors:

Bonnie and Bobby Hammel

Associate Producers:
Kathy Zimmerman and Peter Fisher
Monica and Henry Friess
Sandra and Harold Goldfarb
Linda and Mike Miller
Carol and Bob Wilson

Film Editors:
Aliette and Marc Abo
Leonard Abrams
Lori and Houman Ahdieh
Wendy and Ross Born
Jeff Gevirtz
Eva and Larry Levitt
Margo and Eric Lightman
The Markson Family
The Scherline Group
Judy and Larrie Sheftel
Susan and Jeff Zimskind

Key Grips:
Amy and Richard Morse
Elaine Rappaport-Bass
Alan and Mary Salinger

Film Buffs:
Audrey and Jerry Cylinder
East Coast Beverage
Nancy Lloyd
Jeannie and Holmes Miller

Congregation Brith Sholom
Congregation Keneseth Israel
Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding
Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley
Linda and Jim Wimmer

Community Partners:
Civic Theatre
(as of 5/1/19)

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