RIGHTEOUS REBEL: RABBI AVI WEISS + A WOMAN AND A ROBE – THE TALE

posts by randi@thejcc

Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/15/2015
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm

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The JCC in Manhattan

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Righteous Rebel: Rabbi Avi WeissDir. Phil Schneider (USA, 2014, 49 min)For forty years, both from an international platform as well as from his local pulpit in the Bronx, Rabbi Avi Weiss has been an important voice against injustice. A compelling, insightful, and comprehensive look into Weiss’s extraordinary life and how his crusading activism and “speaking truth to power” has inspired others to “show up, stand up, and speak up” in times of crisis.A Woman and A Robe – The TaleDir. Nurit Jacobs-Yinon (Israel 2015, 27 min)Female voices share stories surrounding the ritual of “Mikvah.” Co-Presented by JOFA and MAHARAT