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An Article of Hope documentary film
Sponsor Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Film Opening
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Description An Article of Hope, an award-winning film about the remarkable true story of Colonel Ilan Ramon, Israel’s first astronaut and the tiny Torah he carried into space, will be shown at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton (333 Nahanton Street) on Tuesday, May 3 at 7pm. The documentary tells the Torah’s journey, from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp to the day it was celebrated aboard the space shuttle Columbia. It is a unique story that interweaves the heights of scientific achievement, the depths of a nation’s cruelty, the private grief of a boy who came of age during the Holocaust, and the public mourning of many nations in the aftermath of the Columbia shuttle disaster. Combining historical and ethical inquiry, the film reaches across faiths and nationalities to tell a truly human story. An Article of Hope, a West Street Productions and Herzog & Company film, is part of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. The showing is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Israel to New England, the Jewish Community Relations Council and the New England Holocaust Memorial. A post-show discussion will take place with Dan Cohen, the film’s director. Purchase tickets at www.jccgb.org/arts or contact 617-965-5226 or boxoffice@jccgb.org
Date/Dates May 03 2011
Times 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost $10
Street Address 333 Nahanton Street Google Map
Location Newton, MA 02459 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Email(s) boxoffice@jccgb.org
Website(s)
http://www.jccgb.org/arts                                        
Phone Number (617) 965-5226
Additional Information
Audience People of All Faiths, Parents of Children in Interfaith Relationships, Parents, Men, Grandparents, Couples, College Students, Adult Children of Interfaith Relationships
People who are interested in Israel, Popular Culture
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