AROUND THE WORLD WITH FRED is a three-part series featuring 3 films from 3 different countries and one speaker, Fred Rosenbaum. Fred Rosenbaum is an award-winning author, an historian and the founder of Lehrhaus Judaica. A week after the streaming of each movie, Fred will discuss in depth the history and contemporary life of that nation’s Jewish community.
Admission is free to all three AROUND THE WORLD WITH FRED movies and talks.
Sponsors: EBIJFF in partnership with Contra Costa JCC, Cong. B’nai Shalom, Cong. Beth Emek and Cong. B’nai Tikvah.
WATCH TALK #1: Fred Rosenbaum spoke on the history and contemporary life of Austria’s Jewish community, Thursday, July 30, at 7:00 pm. If you missed this talk or would like to watch it again, you may do so now on YouTube by clicking this link.
FILM #2: The Interpreter, a powerful film from Slovakia. The movie will be available for streaming beginning noon, August 18 through noon, August 21. Details for RSVP to follow.
TALK #2: Fred Rosenbaum will speak on Jews of Slovakia, Thursday, August 20, at 7:00 pm PST. Details for RSVP to receive the Zoom link will follow.
FILM #3: The last movie of the series will be Once In A Lifetime, a stirring French drama. The streaming will be available beginning noon, September 8 through noon, September 11. Details for RSVP to follow.
TALK #3: Fred Rosenbaum will be speaking on French Jewry, Thursday, September 10, 7:00 pm PST. Details for RSVP to receive the Zoom link will follow.