Tisha B'Av 2008
|8:40 a.m. Kinos with Rabbi Yisroel Gottlieb|
A recitation of Kinos with Rabbi Gottlieb; a presentation of the historical perspective, in-depth analysis and interpretation of the tragic events that affected the Jewish nation.
|1:05 p.m. Six Days in June: The War that Redefined the Middle East|
This groundbreaking documentary on the Six Day War brings to life its battlefields, politics and the personal stories of the many lives it affected. Shot on location in Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan Moscow and Washington.
|3:00 p.m. Diameter of a Bomb|
Diameter of a Bomb documents the human impact of a 2002 Hamas suicide bombing on a suburban Jerusalem bus. Featuring forensic footage released by the Israeli army, Hamas military video and the bomber's home movies, as well as stunning footage shot across Israel, the filmmakers capture everyday situations to follow the figurative diameter of the bomb and its trajectory of human suffering.
|4:25 p.m. Swimming in Auschwitz|
A blend of interview clips, archival stills and historical footage, this documentary chronicles the experiences of six Jewish women from different countries and backgrounds who were deported to the notorious concentration camp of Auschwitz during the Holocaust.
During WWII, Irena Sendler, a young Polish Catholic, smuggled 2,500 children past Nazi guards and safely relocated them. She wrote their names and true identities on slips of paper and hid the precious records inside jars which she buried in a nearby garden. Though she was arrested and sentenced for execution she never revealed the location of the jars. This is her story and the story of her connection to the students from rural Kansas who "discovered" her.
|6:10 p.m. Chofetz Chaim Presentation: Leaving Envy Behind|
Leaving Envy Behind: Decency, Derech Eretz and the Destruction of the Temple is the title of a new audio-visual presentation by the renowned speakers Rabbi Mordechai Becher and Rabbi Zev Leff. Join with Jews around the world she will learn the strategies that can conquer envy, silence the inner voices of pettiness and sete us free to live a life on genuine Ahavas Yisroel. Suggested donation to the Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation.
|VIDEO PRESENTATIONS: Members $10 donation; Non-members $13 donation; Children under 15 - $4; Includes admission to all films |