Park Slope - Maccabi Film Festival - December 12-13
If you're looking for something interesting to do this weekend, come to PSJC's Maccabi Film Festival. It's a great - and very economical - way to spend Saturday evening.... or Sunday and a fun way to start Hanukkah. Feel free to pass this information along to anyone who you think might find this of interest! Help us fill the house. Here are details: The Park Slope Jewish Center is hosting a Maccabi Film Festival during the first days of Hanukkah. NY Times critic A.O. Scott kicks off the PSJC Maccabi Film Festival, a Hanukkah celebration of Contemporary Jewish Sports Films, covering boxing ("Orthodox Stance"), basketball ("The First Basket" and the family-friendly "Max Minsky & Me"), swimming ("Watermarks"), baseball ("Holyland Hardball") and running ("Run For Your Life"). Tickets - available at the door - are $5/film and festival passes are $20. The film festival begins Saturday evening, December 12 at 6:30 at 9:15 and continues all afternoon and evening on Sunday, December 13 with films at 1, 3, 5 and 7 at Park Slope Jewish Center, 1320 8th Avenue at 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY. More information is available at http://www.psjc.org/images/Events/psjc%20festival_02g.pdf
On December 10th, Park Slope Jewish Center (PSJC) will be celebrating the completion of significant renovation work with a program featuring renowned author, Pete Hamill. Mr. Hamill will read from his novel, Snow in August, which fictionalizes his boyhood memories as Shabbos goy at PSJC in the 1940's. Mr. Hamill's talk will be followed by a wine and dessert party with a live, rockin' rhythm band that will send everyone to the dance floor!
The event will take place at Park Slope Jewish Center, 14th Street & 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, at 7:30 PM on December 10. Admission price is $54/person. Visit http://www.psjc.org or call 718.768.1453 to purchase tickets.
Park Slope Jewish Center
Visits the National Museum of American Jewish History
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Join us as we travel to Philadelphia to visit the beautiful, new National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH). Located steps from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, NMAJH is the only museum focused on the over 350 years of Jews in the United States. The museum is full of interactive exhibits that appeal to all ages.
We'll have admission that's good for the whole day, and a 90-minute private tour starting at 2:15 p.m. There is a kosher cafe in the museum and we will provide a list of nearby restaurants.
Philadelphia is easy to get to by bus, train, or car.
Bolt (www.boltbus.com), Megabus (www.megabus.com),and Greyhound (www.greyhound.com) have many trips as does Amtrak.
A garage one block from the museum offers 4 hours of parking for $8.00 for museum visitors. If you have room in your car or you're looking for a ride, call the office and we'll try to arrange car pools.
The cost of admission and the tour is $16 ($11 for seniors
and children), which must be paid in advance.
Reserve by calling or emailing the PSJC office.
Join us in Philadelphia!
RSVP to 718.768.1453 or email [email protected] to purchase tickets. This event is open to the entire community.