Sunday, January 10, 4:00 pm, The Legacy of the “Green Book” with award-winning author Candacy Taylor
January 12 -17, Around the World with Fred, Part V: Screening of a powerful documentary about civil rights activist Rabbi Prinz.
The Foodie Film Fest: 4 Tuesday Afternoons in Jan & Feb at 5:00 PM = 4 Celebrity Chefs & 4 Food-focused Films. Start with 4 celebrated chefs and then stir in 4 food-focused movies, each of which plays for 6 days. The result is an exciting mix of cooking demos, personal culinary stories & online film screenings. Presented by the EBIJFF, CCJCC, Cong. B’nai Tikvah Sisterhood & Cong. B’nai Shalom.
January 19, 5:00 PM: Einat Adomony—The Ultimate Balaboosta (Film: Ottolengthi and the Cakes of Versailles) Menu: Moroccan Spice Fish, Yemenite Salad with Fenugreek, Yogurt Dressing & Ja’ala. Einat, the chef of Balaboosta, a Middle Eastern restaurant, and the falafel chain, Taim, has written the cookbooks Balaboosta & Shuk.
January 26, 5:00 PM: Lior Lev Sercarz—The Spice Master (Film: A Touch of Spice)Menu: Freekah & Feta Salad, Charred Eggplant & Labneh Parfait. Lior is the chef, spice blender and owner of La Boite, a NYC biscuits and spice shop. He has been featured in The New York Times, Vogue & Food & Wine and has written The Art of Blending, The Spice Companion and Mastering Spice.
February 2, 5:00 PM: Danielle Renov—Peas, Love & Carrots (Film: In Search ofIsraeli Cuisine)Menu: Meat stuffed artichokes, Sumac-Scented Fennel & Tangerine Salad. Danielle is a blogger/influencer and author of the very popular cookbook Peas, Love & Carrots.
February 9, 5:00 PM: Adeena Sussman with an intro by Michael Solomonov! Sababa (Film: The British light drama Dough) Menu: My Mother’s Irresistible Peach Kuchen plus Chewy Tahini Blondies. Adeena is the bestselling cookbook author of Sabata (about Israeli cuisine), Cravings and Cravings & Hungry for More.
February 15-21,Around The World with Fred Part VI: Screening of a light Israeli film