friday, sepTember 13, 2013
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL IN THE SUKKAH
Monday, September 23, 5:30 p.m.Mercer Island SJCCSJCC Members $12/Guests $18Monday Night Football in the
in the SJCC Kesher CommunityGarden. We’ll have pizza, salad, and a beer garden as we catch theOakland vs. Denver game. Co-sponsored by Two Beers Brewing Co.
The J... where everyone is welcome to learn, grow andcelebrate Jewish life and culture. Learn more at www.SJCC.org
SENIOR COMMUNITY HANUKKAH CELEBRATION
Sunday, December 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.SJCC Members and guests $7
At Herzl-Ner Tamid, 3700 E Mercer Way.
Join us for a post-Hanukkah brunch of latkes, bagels, fruit, and more. SJCC ChiefOperating Ocer Renée Cohen-Goodwin will share inspirationalHanukkah insights and Herzl-Ner Tamid Cantor Brad Kurland willlead us in Hanukkah songs.
HANUKKAH COOKING CLASS
Monday, November 18, 6:30 p.m.SJCC Members $65/Guests $80
At Stopsky’s Delicatessen, 3016 78th Avenue SE, Mercer Island.
The head chef of Stopsky’s Delicatessen leads a hands-on cookingclass, putting a new spin on classic Hanukkah dishes. This isn’t justa cooking class; you’ll get appetizers, wine, and dinner – and you’llleave with delicious recipes.
A program just for dads and theirkindergarten through 3rd grade kids. JExplorers play games, learn new skills,enjoy the great outdoors, and celebrateJewish values with other dads andkids. Must be a J Explorers member toparticipate in events. All events are at theSJCC Mercer Island campus.
J EXPLORERS SUKKOT SLEEPOVER
Saturday, September 21, 5 p.m. – Sunday, September 22, 9 a.m.$40 per dad-child pair/$20 for each additional childCelebrate Sukkot with the J Explorers. Enjoy dinner and
in the SJCC Kesher Community Garden. We will swim,play gaga, and do arts and cras. Breakfast (and coee – don’t worry,dads!) is included.
J EXPLORERS TRICKORTREAT FOR HUNGER
Thursday, October 24, 5:30 p.m.free with J Explorers membershipCome trick-or-treat for canned food for the Jewish Family ServicesFood Bank. Bags will be handed out in neighborhoods around theJ earlier in the week with a request for donations. J Explorers will“trick-or-treat” to collect the bags. Bring non-perishable food itemsto donate.
J EXPLORERS HANUKKAH PARTY
Sunday, December 15, 10 a.m.-noonfree with J Explorers membershipIt’s never too late to enjoy latkes and spread the holiday
(spirit)! Bring an unwrapped gi to this post-Hanukkah brunch andwe’ll make holiday cards to adorn them before we deliver the gis tofamilies at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
JEWISH TOUCH SERIES
Subscribe to the 2013-2014 series byOctober 27: SJCC members $25/guests $36.
AN AFTERNOON WITHHOLLYWOOD’S ANNE FRANK
Sunday, October 2710:30 a.m. lm screening2 p.m. discussion
NEW LOCATION FOR 10/27 ONLY
:Herzl Ner-Tamid, 3700 E Mercer WaySJCC Members $8/Guests $12Foster Hirsch, professor of lm at BrooklynCollege, will interview Millie Perkins, star ofGeorge Steven’s acclaimed 1959 lm,
TheDiary of Anne Frank,
about her experience working on the landmarkdrama. Reception will follow. Watch the lm at 10:30; screening is freeand open to all.
BLACK SABBATH: THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN AND JEWISH POPULAR MUSIC
Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m.SJCC Members $8/Guests $12A musical exploration of the myriad ways Jews and African-Americanshave coalesced, clashed, and come together through Americanpopular music. Josh Kun, Associate Professor of the USC Departmentof American Studies and Ethnicity, leads the discussion.
ANIMATING JEWISH LIFE
Sunday, May 4, 4 p.m.SJCC Members $8/Guests $12A look at the ways in which Jewish life and culture is portrayed inanimation. Journalist Mark Pinsky of the
discussesthe funny and the serious ways animation, from Disney movies to
, showcase Jewish faith, customs, and ethnicity.
THREE CANTORS IN CONCERT: EAST MEETS WEST
Sunday, June 8, 4 p.m.SJCC Members $8/Guests $12Back by popular demand! Cantors Brad Kurland and Ike Azose, alongwith Rabbi Simon Benzaquen, will perform a delightful program.
PRESERVATION AND RENEWAL:BUILDING JEWISH COMMUNITY
At Washington Hall, 153 14th Avenue, Seattle.
A collaboration with 4Culture,Book-It Repertory Theatre, Washington Hall, and Washington State Jewish HistoricalSociety, these site-specic events highlight the historical signicance of the SeattleJewish community and the community’s role in the future of our environment.
SAVE THE DATES: MARCH 1-9, 2014
SJFF, a program of the SJCC, brings the best in independent international Jewish and Israeli cinema toSeattle each March. But why wait until March? Join SJFF for these events this fall.
SJFF OUTDOOR FILM: “RENEWAL”
Daily September 23-29, 7-11 p.m.freeThis installation features dailyscreenings of the SJFF lm “Renewal.”The lm will be projected onto theside of the building from a
inthe parking lot designed by Seattlearchitect George Ostrow. “Renewal,”a 2008 documentary lm, consists ofeight short lms about dierent faithtraditions and their approaches toenvironmental preservation. Passers-by can stop and enjoy a single story orsettle in to watch the lm in its entirety.
PLAY AND FILM
Sunday, September 226:30 p.m.SJCC members $8/Guests $12This double-featureincludes a play and alm about Jewish community. First, a performance of Book-It Repertory Theatre’s “In the Land of Rain and Salmon,” aproduction about early Jewish settlers in the Northwest,commissioned by the Washington State Jewish HistoricalSociety. Following is a screening of the documentary “Renewal,”a series of short lms about faith traditions and preserving theenvironment.
HANUKKAH UNDER THE STARS
Saturday, November 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Mercer Island SJCCfreeCelebrate Hanukkah with the J community! Sing and dance with thekids band Recess Monkey, returning aer their awesome show lastyear. We’ll have arts and cras and storytelling from PJ Library.Co-sponsored by the Jewish Day School.
FAMILY SUKKOT DINNER
Friday, September 20, 5:30-7 p.m.Mercer Island SJCCSJCC Members $12/Guests $18/Children $5Join us for a Shabbat dinner in the
in the SJCC KesherCommunity Garden. We’ll celebrate Sukkot with a fall-inspired dinnerof macaroni and cheese, salad, and butternut squash soup. We’llhave activities for kids, a special dessert treat, and a story around thecampre with PJ Library.
MAKE YOUR OWN CHALLAH
SEATTLE SJCC Thursday, October 3, 6 p.m.MERCER ISLAND SJCC Thursday, October 10, 6 p.m.SJCC Members $8/Guests $12Instructor Gail Pollack, food lover and SJCC Director of Development,shares her grandmother’s much-loved recipe with you. Learn howto prepare challah dough and braid and form the perfect loaf. Takehome a beautiful challah for your own Shabbat celebration. Enjoy timeto schmooze and sip wine with old friends and new while the doughrises!