Enjoy this wonderful film, sponsored by the WSJHS, that seeks to explore the Israeli soul through the galleries, storerooms and visitors of the Israel Museum, Israel’s most important cultural institution.
Guest Speakers: Michelle Dun Marsh, Executive Director & Curator at the Pacific Northwest Photographic Center & Liz Brown
Leading Israeli documentary filmmaker Ran Tal (Children of the Sun, The Garden of Eden) spent 18 months chronicling the Israel Museum, the country’s most important cultural institution. Roaming its galleries, storage spaces, labs and conference rooms, and speaking with an array of employees and visitors, Tal offers a rare look behind the scenes and presents the museum as a unique microcosm of contemporary Israeli society, which reflects its good, bad and rather absurd elements.
FILM & TOURING EXHIBIT | REFUSENIK and "POWER OF PROTEST" - We screen the film REFUSENIK, the first retrospective documentary about the 30-year grassroots, human rights campaign to liberate Jews behind the Iron Curtain, on the occasion of a new touring exhibit, "Power of Protest: the Movement to Free Soviet Jews" and a local companion exhibit, presented by Washington State Jewish Historical Society and Hillel UW. This event is FREE for students (all ages; for UW students, show ID) and SJFF 2019 pass holders (bring your pass).
• This event takes place at Hillel UW, 4745 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105.
• Doors and exhibit viewing 6:30-7 pm.
• The exhibit runs March 12 - April 26. Check WSJHS.org/PoP for more information.
• Group Rate 12+: $2 off per ticket.
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The WSJHS is pleased to collaborate with the Seattle Jewish Theater Company to promote "My Name is Asher Lev" a play adapted by Aaron Posner from the novel by Chaim Potok. The play follows the journey of a young Jewish prodigy who must make a difficult choice between art and faith. Directed by Shana Bestock | Produced by Art Fineglass. Run time 90 min.
WSJHS paid members receive tickets at a discounted price when they select the "WSJHS Member" option.
This public event will take place at the Seattle Art Museum on the afternoon of Sunday, May 5. The program will include a performance of Samara Lerman’s one-woman show Cyla’s Gift, remarks and a candle-lighting from a local rabbi and members of the HCH Student Leadership Board, and a moving musical performance.
Tickets are available at the link below.