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Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center

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122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States

September 2014

The Last Klezmer, Documentary Film Screening

September 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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The Last Klezmer, Documentary Film Screening 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Lewkowitz Sanctuary 122 E. Culver Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-241-7870 Arizona Humanities Opportunity Grant FREE Join the Arizona Jewish Historical Society for a film screening of The Last Klezmer and post-film discussion with director Yale Strom. The Last Klezmer follows 69 year old Polish-Jewish klozmer musician Leopold Klozlowski as he returns, for the first time in fifty years, to the Polish village where he was raised.…

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November 2014

Arizona Humanities Awards

November 13, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Join us as we present the Arizona Humanities Awards! Enjoy appetizers, drinks and live music! Thursday, November 13 4:30 - 7:30pm Culter-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center 122 E. Culver St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 $40 per person includes appetizers and one alcoholic beverage (non-alcoholic beverages complimentary) Click here to RSVP. Please RSVP by Friday, November 7

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December 2014

A Taste of Chanukah – Documentary Film Screening

December 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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A Taste of Chanukah: A Celebration of the Joys and Music of the Holiday Starring Theodore Bikel FREE RSVP to: lbell@azjhs.org or call 602-241-7870 People of all faiths welcome A Taste of Chanukah is a joyous celebration of Chanukah that the whole family can enjoy. Hosted by Theodore Bikel and led by Artistic Director Hankus Netsky, the program serves up a festive hour-long concert. The program features over 150 musicians from the different ensembles recorded live at the New England…

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April 2015

Resistance: Untold Stories of Jewish Partisans

April 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Join the Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center in downtown Phoenix for a screening of Resistance: Untold Stories of Jewish Partisans During World War II. Visit their website for more information and to RSVP. This event is funded in part by an Opportunity Grant from Arizona Humanities.

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May 2015

Mamadrama: The Jewish Mother in Cinema

May 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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This program is made possible by a grant from Arizona Humanities. People of all faiths are welcome to join this documentary screening and discussion at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society in Phoenix. "The Jewish mothers that I know and love are sexy, smart, and strong, but I have never seen this mother in Hollywood movies, and I set out to find out why." - Filmmaker Monique Schwarz Jewish mothers are the most easily maligned image of Jewish women found in…

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June 2015

Birobidzhan! Birobidzhan! Film Screening

June 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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In Russia's Far East, along the border with China, sits Birobidzhan, the Jewish Autonomous Region, originally created by Stalin in the 1920's as a Jewish homeland. It is a bizarre and fascinating place, where school-children of all backgrounds still learn the Yiddish language and citizens converse in a tongue that is mostly alien to the rest of the world. In Birobidzhan! Birobidzhan!, respected French novelist Marek Halter explores the region, interviewing residents about their past as well as their continued use of…

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March 2016

Raise the Roof – Film Screening & Discussion

March 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Artists Rick and Linda Brown are not Jewish and not Polish, and yet they set out to rebuild Gwozdziec, one of the magnificent 18th Century wooden synagogues of Poland, the last of which were destroyed by the Nazis in World War II.  Their vision inspires hundreds of people to join them.  Using their hands, old tools, and techniques, they rediscover Gwozdzeic's history, culture, and art. Raise the Roof follows the Browns and the Handshouse studio team as they begin building the new Gwozdziec roof.  …

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April 2016

Journey to Justice – Film Screening & Discussion

April 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Journey to Justice tells the story of Howard Triest, a German Jew who fled Nazi Germany in 1939, when he was 16 years old, and returned as a victorious American soldier in 1945.  He then served as an interpreter at the Nuremberg Tribunal, enabling him to come face-to-face with imprisoned Nazi officials who were co-responsible for the death of six million Jews, including Howard's parents at Auschwitz. Journey to Justice was shot in five countries and features extensive archival research…

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May 2016

In Their Own Hands: The Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II

May 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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During the final months of World War II, His Majesty's Jewish Brigade - the only all-Jewish fighting unit in the war - goes into combat against the hated Nazis...and comes away victorious. However, it is after the war, though, that the real story of the Brigade begins. Amidst the chaos of post-war Europe, and under the noses of the occupying Allied armies, the young Jewish soldiers mastermind one clandestine operation after the next: forming secret vengeance squads to assassinate Nazi…

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June 2016

Deli Man – Film Screening & Discussion

June 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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For some, delicatessen food is close to a religious experience: A tender, crumbling cut of corned beef steeped in its juices, a full-bodied garlic dill pickle, spicy brown mustard with grain. Recipes and culinary garnishes from Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania that flowed into late 19th and early 20th century America soon became part of an American culinary vernacular – Deli. Deli Man follows the effusive and charming Ziggy Gruber, a third-generation delicatessen man, owner and maven (as well as a Yiddish-speaking…

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October 2016

Beth Ames Swartz – Exhibition Opening and Program

October 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Full schedule of programs The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) presents Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), an exhibition of acclaimed artist, Beth Ames Swartz. Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) features works from several seminal series that span over 50 years, many from the artists own collection and selected by guest curator, Robert Pela. Each series underscores the philosophical, human and environmental concerns of the artist rather then a specific visual style. This exhibition will be displayed in the newly renovated Cutler-Plotkin…

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November 2016

Beth Ames Swartz – Humanities Seminar w/Dr. Neal Lester

November 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Full schedule of programs The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) presents Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), an exhibition of acclaimed artist, Beth Ames Swartz. Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) features works from several seminal series that span over 50 years, many from the artists own collection and selected by guest curator, Robert Pela. Each series underscores the philosophical, human and environmental concerns of the artist rather then a specific visual style. This exhibition will be displayed in the newly renovated Cutler-Plotkin…

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December 2016

Beth Ames Swartz – Book Discussion

December 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Full schedule of programs The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) presents Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), an exhibition of acclaimed artist, Beth Ames Swartz. Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) features works from several seminal series that span over 50 years, many from the artists own collection and selected by guest curator, Robert Pela. Each series underscores the philosophical, human and environmental concerns of the artist rather then a specific visual style. This exhibition will be displayed in the newly renovated Cutler-Plotkin…

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January 2017

Beth Ames Swartz – Artists and Art Professionals Symposium

January 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Full schedule of programs The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) presents Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), an exhibition of acclaimed artist, Beth Ames Swartz. Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) features works from several seminal series that span over 50 years, many from the artists own collection and selected by guest curator, Robert Pela. Each series underscores the philosophical, human and environmental concerns of the artist rather then a specific visual style. This exhibition will be displayed in the newly renovated Cutler-Plotkin…

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