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Israeli Films, Desserts and Discussion

Israeli Films, Desserts and Discussions
Join us for 3 Thursday evenings bringing you Israel through the movie lens. We are co-hosting this mini-series with Congregation B'nai Shalom of Westborough (with whom we are also traveling to Israel in our February congregational trip). Please click on the following link to RSVP so that we know if you are joining us so that we can plan accordingly (i.e. - have enough dessert:)
Thursday, December 14 ~ 7:30-9:30 pm at Congregation B'nai Torah:
A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Directed by Natalie Portman, this film is based on the autobiographical novel of the same name by Israeli author Amos Oz. The film takes place during the final years of the British Mandate and the birth of the State of Israel in 1948. Film run-time is 90 minutes.   
Thursday, December 21 ~ 7:30-9:30 pm at Congregation B'nai Shalom:
The Gatekeepers (2012)
Documentary. Film tells the story of the Israeli internal security service, Shin Bet, from the perspective of six of its former heads. The film combines in-depth interviews, archival footage, and computer animation to recount the role that the group played in Israel's security from the Six-Day War to the present. Film run-time is 100 minutes.  
Thursday, January 4, 2018 ~ 7:30-9:30 pm at Congregation B'nai Shalom:
Walk on Water (2004)
Drama. Eyal is an agent in the Mossad, the Israeli security service. He is a hitman who targets enemies of Israel. The agency decides that he needs to take on a new assignment: to find an aging Nazi war criminal and get him "before God does." Film run-time is 100 minutes.