Tisha B'Av Program

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Simon Wiesenthal Center, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, Sutton Place Synagogue, Lincoln Square Synagogue, Congregation Edmond J. Safra, Darkhei Noam and the New York Board of Rabbis host the 3rd annual

Tisha B'Av Program

Continuous programming 10:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Screenings of Moriah Films

10:00AM It is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl* – Narrated by Academy AwardTM winners Sir Ben Kingsley and Christoph Waltz (running time 97 mins)

10:00AM Unlikely Heroes* – Narrated by Academy AwardTM winner Sir Ben Kingsley (running time 120 mins)

12:00PM In Search of Peace* – Narrated by Academy AwardTM winner Michael Douglas (running time 74 mins)

12:15PM The Long Way Home* – Narrated by Academy AwardTM winner Morgan Freeman (running time 114 mins)

1:30PM & 3:30PM With All Your Soul – Major Roi Klein was killed in the battle at Bint Jbeil in the Second Lebanon War. He died sacrificing himself to save his soldiers, as he leaped onto a hand grenade and cried out the ''Shma Yisrael'' prayer. (Running time 40 mins)

2:25PM Hero in Heaven – A moving film about a young man from Philadelphia, Michael Levin, who gave his life in 2006 in Israel's war against Hezbollah. (running time 49 mins)

2:30PM Schindler's List – Schindler's List tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a German business man who saved the lives of more than a thousand Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. Featuring nine minute documentary before screening. (running time 195 mins)

*Films produced by Moriah Films. Moriah Films is the documentary film division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center

Lecture Schedule

12:50PM: Rabbi Ain - A Jewish Response to Suffering

2:30PM: Rabbi Robinson - Enough Blame to Go Around' - Introspection After Calamity

3:20PM: Rabbi Eli Babich - Rays of Hope

4:10PM: Rabbi Burg - Tisha B'Av: A Day of Joy or a Day of Sorrow?

4:20PM: Shuli Passow - My Truth, Your Truth: Can Religion Bring Peace to the World?

5:00PM: Sarah Rinder - Megillat Eicha and Modern Holocaust Poetry

Holocaust Survivor Catheryne Morgan will speak at 12:00PM


Family Program - 10:30AM

Inside Hannah's Suitcase – "Inside Hana's Suitcase", is the poignant story of two young children who grew up in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia and the terrible events that they endured just because they happened to be born Jewish.

There is no charge for this event, but advanced registrations are required.

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If you wish to attend please contact Melissa Hooper via email or call (212) 697-1180 ext. 102 


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