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WTF is going on?! Talkin’ current events: SodaStream, the quenelle, Woody Allen & Quebec’s secular charter. At the table: Fred Bohbot, Mireille Silcoff, Jess Salomon & Joseph Rosen. Live @11am 90.3fm in Mtl or podcast it later!
Writer & activist Jay Michaelson talks about the erotic economy of religious life, about LBGT activism, and B.D.S: yay or nay? And, rediscover a very old and very juicy Yiddish novel by Joseph Opatoshu.
Budrus is an award-winning feature documentary film about a Palestinian community organizer, Ayed Morrar, who unites local Fatah and Hamas members along with Israeli supporters in an unarmed movement to save his village of Budrus from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Budrus Producer Ronit Avni.
Ethnographic Terminalia is an exploration of what it might mean to exhibit anthropology. Their current show offers challenging new approaches to many Jewish themes. On till Saturday at The Eastern Bloc.
L’Affiche/The Poster, a drama about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is playing simultaneously in both official languages. This bilingual theatre project strives to promote cross-cultural understanding, religious tolerance and thought provoking discussions.
Amira Hass is the only Israeli journalist to have lived full-time in the occupied Palestinian territories. She will discuss her perspective as a journalist on Palestinian and Israeli concerns and her analysis of unfolding events in the region.
Have you ever experienced family rifts over loyalty to Israel? Community dissent over interpretations of the Holocaust? Come explore these issues at a documentary screening, followed by a panel discussion of young Jews about their relationship with Israel.