Cultural

18
September
  • 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Film: Orchestra of Exiles

Wednesday, Sep. 11, 11 am Orchestra of Exiles: The thrilling story of how one man helped save Europe’s premiere Jewish musicians from obliteration by the Nazis. In the early 1930s Hitler began firing Jewish musicians across Europe. Overcoming extraordinary obstacles, violinist Bronislaw Huberman moved these great musicians to Palestine and formed a symphony that would […]

25
September
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Make and Bake Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, Sep. 25, 11 am Maya will lead attendees through a baking project that celebrates the sweet new year. Everyone will take home a tea-loaf sized cake. Program Begins: 11 am Lunch served: 12:00 pm Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – program without lunch (suggested donation) Contact Maya […]

27
September
  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Moses on the Mesa – Short Film & Panel Discussion

The first movie filmed in New Mexico was filmed and released in 1898 before New Mexico became a state. The film was a black and white silent documentary of Indian children attending school. The film was titled “Indian Day School,” and filmed on location at the Isleta Pueblo by Thomas Edison. Since then, there have […]

2
October
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Rabbi Vicki Hollander presents “Tasks of Fall, Lessons for us in Age”

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 11 am What would say is the spiritual task of Fall? What is it calling you do this Fall of your life as a person of age? Sharing teachings around fall from the earliest Jewish mystical text, we’ll look at which offer us sustenance as we ready to walk this fall of […]

16
October
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Rabbi Paul Citrin Presentation

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 11 am Rabbi Paul Citrin returns to the Wednesday Program for a presentation and group conversation. Topic TBD! Program Begins: 11 am Lunch served: 12:00 pm Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – program without lunch (suggested donation)   Contact Maya with questions or to RSVP: […]

20
October
  • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jamie Bernstein | Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein @ JCC Book Fest

JCC Members Register Here!  Tickets also available at HoldMyTicket Jamie Bernstein, the oldest daughter of Leonard Bernstein, the illustrious composer/conductor, offers an intimate look at her father in this beautifully written memoir. In Famous Father Girl, Bernstein mines the emotional depths of her childhood and invites us into her family’s world. It’s an intoxicating tale […]

20
October
2019 JCC Book Fest Series Pass

JCC Members Register Here!  Series Passes also available at HoldMyTicket $60 for all 6 events, including 10/23 Luncheon Sunday, Oct. 20, 3 pm Jamie Bernstein | Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 pm Ronald Balson | The Girl From Berlin Wednesday, Oct. 23, 11:30 am (Luncheon event) Elana […]

22
October
  • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ronald Balson | The Girl From Berlin @ JCC Book Fest

JCC Members Register Here!  Tickets also available at HoldMyTicket The Girl from Berlin is a page-turner set mainly in Nazi-era Berlin and Mussolini’s Italy. In contemporary times, a powerful corporation tries to evict an elderly woman from her Tuscan villa and vineyard. The only clue is a handwritten manuscript in German, which eventually unearths long-buried […]

23
October
  • 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Elana Horwich | Meal and a Spiel @ JCC Book Fest

JCC Members Register Here!  Tickets also available at HoldMyTicket Elana Horwich has been described as Amy Schumer meets the Dalai Lama meets Julia Child. A world-traveling, self-taught chef, with a master?s degree in Jewish Italian History, Elana started a cooking school she named ‘Meal and a Spiel.’ She infuses her cookbook with recipes, inspiration, lessons […]

27
October
  • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Marra B Gad | The Color of Love @ JCC Book Fest

JCC Members Register Here!  Tickets also available at HoldMyTicket Marra Gad, an independent film and television producer, writes an unforgettable memoir about being an adopted mixed-race Jewish woman. After a 15-year estrangement, when her racist great aunt is struck with Alzheimer’s, the author helps bring her aunt home. This is a story about what we […]

28
October
  • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ariel Burger | Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom @ JCC Book Fest

JCC Members Register Here!  Tickets also available at HoldMyTicket Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was a Nobel laureate, activist, adviser to world leaders, and author of more than 40 books. But he always said, “I am a teacher first.” Burger, his student and friend, gives us a front-row seat to Wiesel’s remarkable exchanges in the classroom […]

29
October
  • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Myla Goldberg | Feast Your Eyes: A Novel @ JCC Book Fest

JCC Members Register Here!  Tickets also available at HoldMyTicket Feast Your Eyes is the first novel in a decade from Myla Goldberg, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author. It is a compelling story of a female photographer grappling with artistic ambition – possibly at the expense of her daughter’s innocence – in 1950’s Brooklyn. […]

13
November
  • 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Naomi Sandweiss: “Recalling and Sharing Family Stories”

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 11 am Naomi Sandweiss joins us for a workshop on recalling and sharing family stories. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn low- stress ways that anyone can use to preserve and share family stories. We will practice several quick techniques and writing exercises. If possible, bring a small object or a […]

20
November
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Rabbi Min Kantrowitz Presentation

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 11 am Rabbi Min Kantrowitz joins us for a discussion about the different sects of Judaism. She will talk a little about the confusing labels given to variety of practice and belief in Jewish American life. What are the differences among Chassidic, Modern Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, Reconstructionist and Renewal congregations? This talk […]

18
December
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Chanukah Party

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 11 am Chanukah Party- enjoy crafts, dreidel games, gelt, gifts, and latke lunch. Program Begins: 11 am Lunch served: 12:00 pm Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – program without lunch (suggested donation)   Contact Maya with questions or to RSVP: 505-332-0565 x 4518; mayas@jccabq.org You […]