Paris might seem a nice place to be lost, but it is not for our dubious hero. He is a Jewish teenager who is all hormones and no direction. His troubled life becomes a meaningful one through his friendship with a wise, generous Muslim shopkeeper. Monsieur Ibrahim is this heartwarming story. The award-winning film stars…

Join Cindy Stern, the Director of the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema, in a timely presentation of this year’s films and their themes. Free of charge.

Solel Film Group Presents: LIVE AND BECOME Tuesday, August 15 at 6:30 pm (film followed by dessert and discussion) To escape his war-ravaged Ethiopia, a Christian child pretends to be a Jew in the hope of sanctuary in Israel. Once in Israel, he finds opportunity and prejudice, while haunted by the lie of his identity….

In 2016, Rabbi Dov Taylor invited a group of Americans to join him on a tour of Israel and Palestine. This 12-day excursion was not a sight-seeing tour, though there were plenty of sights to see. Rather, the purpose was to introduce tour members to Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories and East Jerusalem. “I…

Based on the acclaimed book Denial: Holocaust History on Trial, Denial recounts Professor Deborah Lipstadt’s (portrayed by Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (BAFTA nominee Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel,…

Join us in viewing a powerful documentary narrated by Leonardo DeCaprio which provides an eye-opening view of climate change. The film runs 90 minutes and will be followed by a discussion.

In 16th century Prague, Rabbi Judah Loeb uses his Kabbalistic wizardry to create a clay giant — the Golem — to protect the Jewish community from persecution. But as the Kabbalah warns, Golems are easier to create than to control. They are moody, and when a Golem develops a crush… it can be literal. Filmed…

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