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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Rock The Casbah

Opening Night of the 7th Annual CineFest

Baltimore Premiere

Israel/France 2012; Drama; Director: Yariv Horowitz

Language: Hebrew with English subtitles, 93 min.

1989. The first Intifada. Israeli soldiers are sent to Gaza to oversee the Arab population. During a routine patrol, one of them is killed when a washing machine is thrown from one of the village’s houses. Four young soldiers are then stationed on the rooftop of a Palestinian family to keep a close watch on the neighborhood and find the responsible persons.

Monday, October 27, 2014
Protecting Our Children in a Technology Driven World

Protecting Our Children in a Technology Driven World

Dana Kaczynksi, Department Detective, BCPD Crimes against Children will share the rules and risks of technology use and tell us how we can keep our children safe.  We’ll learn about current trends and popular apps, and discuss techniques for managing how our kids communicate via their phones and computers. Parenting experts Rachael Abrams, LCSW-C,  Parenting Outreach Specialist, JCS and Anat Zirkin, PhD, School Psychologist will provide valuable guidance on how to discuss these issues with your children.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Third Half

Baltimore Premiere

Macedonia/Czech 2012; Drama; Director: Darko Mitrevski

Language: Macedonian with English subtitles, 113 min.

This is the World War II story of the Macedonia Football Club and their German-Jewish coach Rudolph Spitz. Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry, the club’s manager, hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his ragtag team. When the first Nazi tanks roll though the city, Dimitry has to choose between his love for his team and his loyalty to the New Order.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Job Search Network Meetup

The Jewish Community Services Career Center offers the Job Search Network, which meets twice a month and is free and open to the community. Participants learn about current job search and recruiting trends, acquire tips on branding and social media strategies for an effective job search, and advance their interviewing and negotiating skills, while networking with other job seekers.  For more information and to pre-register, visit or call 410-843-7433.

JCS offers a range of services for job seekers, as well as providing recruitment and hiring assistance for employers and business development services for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Dr. Stephen H. Grant

Oct 29 – JHU Press author will discuss his new book “Collecting Shakespeare:  The Story of Henry and Emily Folger” about the founders of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., the largest collection of Shakespeareana in the world.

Sunday, November 2, 2014
Harbour of Hope

Maryland Premiere

Sweden/Poland 2011; Documentary; Director: Mangus Gertten

Language: Swedish with English subtitles, 76 mins.

Harbour of Hope is a heart breaking but life-affirming documentary about the beyond belief life stories of three Holocaust survivors. In 1945, Irene, Ewa and Joe were among the nearly 30,000 survivors that were rescued from German concentration camps and sent to the peaceful harbor town of Malmö, Sweden. Here they started life again.


Sunday, November 2, 2014
Orchestra of Exiles

Watch the true story of how one man helped save Europe’s premier Jewish musicians from obliteration by the Nazis during World War II.

Cost: $18/person: $15/person for students

Tickets sales begin October 6th.

Monday, November 3, 2014
Living in the Sandwich Generation

As people are living longer, many find themselves caring for two (or more) generations – their parents, their children, and sometimes even grandchildren.  Join us for a frank conversation on the complex social, emotional and practical components of balancing the needs of everyone including yourself.  Presented by Janet Kurland, LCSW-C, Elder Care Specialist, JCS

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Michael Olesker

Nov 5 – Join us as newspaper columnist and JHU Press author discusses his latest book, “Front Stoops in the Fifties:  Baltimore Legends Come of Age.”

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Last Dance

Australia 2012; Drama; Director: David Pulbrook

Language: English, 90 min.

When Holocaust survivor Ulah Lippmann (Julia Blake) hears of a terrorist attack in her Melbourne neighborhood, she has no idea she’ll soon find herself held hostage by a Muslim radical on the run after the bombing. Desperately wounded, Sadiq Mohammed sees Ulah’s flat as a place to hide while he plans his next move. And so begins a terrifying ordeal that will force Ulah and Sadiq to confront their own pasts – at times driven by mutual need; at times by unexpected revelations; at times by events outside the apartment.

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