“From the Land of Frankincense and Myrrh” –Ken Blady, Yiddish translator and author of “Jewish Communities in Exotic Places,” gives a talk on Yemeni Jewish history from antiquity thorugh the 1950s airlift of 40,000 Jews Israel.
Documentary that follows Amos Nachoum, an underwater still photographer. In English and Hebrew, with English subtitles. Part of “Best of S.F. Jewish Film Festival.”
Rabbi Ellen Bernstein shares the earthy wisdom of Passover through her new Haggadah, “The Promise of the Land.” More info: [email protected]
Talk with Dr. Clarence Jones, the former personal counsel, advisor, draft speech writer and close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by The Consul General of Israel, Allen Temple Baptist Church, and Temple Sinai. RSVP Required.
Opening night with screening of “Incitement,” Israeli film about Yigal Amir, murderer of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Director and producer to speak. Festival continues through March 15 in Pleasant Hill and Livermore.