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Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester

2017 Key Bank JCC Matinee Pass

Rochester, NY
Acces to all 8 matinee films at the JCC Hart Theatre during the 2017 Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival! July 9-17, 2017. Passes will be mailed in late June.

2017 RIJFF All Festival Pass

Rochester, NY
You all-access pass to our 2017 Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival! July 9-17, 2017. Passes will be mailed in late June.

Abulele

Rochester, NY
Family Friendly! Suitable for ages 10 and up.Abulele has everything you would expect from a fantasy, family-friendly film. This E.T. - like story covers the entire rainbow of emotions, wonder and mystery. Adam, who is 10 y... read more

There Are Jews Here

Rochester, NY
Follow the untold stories of four once-thriving American Jewish communities that are now barely holding on. Most American Jews live in large cities where they are free to define themselves in any way they wish. But almost ... read more

The Women's Balcony

Rochester, NY
A mishap at a Jerusalem synagogue causes a major rift in a devout community in this rousing, comical narrative about speaking truth to patriarchal power. What begins as a joyous celebration turns into disaster. A battle of... read more

In Between

Rochester, NY
Fighting for the right to live on their own terms, three Palestinian women choose a life of freedom in the vibrant heart of Israel and share a Tel Aviv apartment away from their home villages. While straining under societa... read more

Fanny's Journey

Rochester, NY
Based on a true story by Fanny Ben-Ami, is the incredible tale of bravery, strength and victory...the story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing, and fear no one. In 1943, 13-year old Fanny and her younger siste... read more

Germans and Jews

Rochester, NY
This engaging, thoughtful and contemporary documentary about the current relationship between Germany and its Jewish population, begins with a lively dinner party. In the middle of the meal, a German woman suddenly shares ... read more

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Rochester, NY
Fighting for the right to live on their own terms, three Palestinian women choose a life of freedom in the vibrant heart of Israel and share a Tel Aviv apartment away from their home villages. While straining under societa... read more

Moos

Rochester, NY
A socially awkward young woman takes her first tentative steps toward independence and fulfilling a lifelong dream in this delightful Dutch romantic comedy. Ever since her mother’s death, Moos finds herself caught between ... read more

My Hero Brother

Rochester, NY
A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through India’s Himalayas accompanied by their siblings. Unresolved dormant conflicts and the complexities of growing up with a Down syndrome... read more

1945

Rochester, NY
The arrival of two Orthodox Jews upsets the wedding day of a rural town clerk’s son in a small Hungarian village longing for a return to normalcy in 1945, a choral drama in elegant black and white. The two strangers, fathe... read more

Amor

Rochester, NY
Like its title, Amor asks the viewer to consider the true nature of love. After wandering for three years in Europe, Daniel, an abstract artist, returns home to his small farming village in Israel. No one is sure why he ha... read more

Keep Quiet

Rochester, NY
Csanad Szegedi’s story is remarkable; as the vice-president of Jobbik, Hungary’s far-right extremist party, Szegedi regularly espoused anti-Semitic rhetoric. He was a founder of the Hungarian Guard, a now-banned militia in... read more

One Week and a Day

Rochester, NY
Getting stoned and playing air guitar with your next door neighbors’ twenty-something son are two activities not commonly associated with the Jewish mourning period. Yet, nothing makes sense after the death of one’s own ch... read more

Let Yourself Go

Rochester, NY
A distinguished psychoanalyst lives on the same apartment floor as his ex-wife, with whom he is still in love. He is a highly disciplined analyst of people and their behaviors. In addition, he is self-serious, inwardly foc... read more

Monsieur Mayonnaise

Rochester, NY
An audacious documentary, offering an utterly unique take on history. Monsieur Mayonnaise follows artist and cult filmmaker Philippe Mora as he uncovers his father’s remarkable exploits in the French Resistance. His parent... read more

Harmonia

Rochester, NY
This award-winning film is based on an adaptation of the biblical story of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar, from the book of Genesis, though this production is anything but biblical in its look and style. This contemporary portr... read more

Freedom to Marry

Rochester, NY
Over the last four decades, the concept of same-sex marriage has gone from a “preposterous notion” to one of the most successful civil rights campaigns in modern history. But change did not arrive by happenstance. This vic... read more

Across the Waters

Rochester, NY
Enjoying the nightlife of 1943 Copenhagen, jazz guitarist Arne Itkin is seemingly immune to the hardships of war, as the Danish government opts for a compliant relationship with Nazi Germany. He is initially skeptical when... read more

Breakfast at Ina's

Rochester, NY
namesake, Ina Pinkney was an entrepreneur ahead of her time, who found a recipe for success in compassion, exacting standards and sheer willpower. Against all odds, she created a mini-empire of eateries that served generat... read more

Mr. Predictable

Rochester, NY
In this delightful and charming Israeli comedy, Adi has always been a “good boy.” He helped more than enough at home, at school, in the military; the perfect father, husband, and son.He became the most thoughtful man you c... read more

Atomic Falafel

Rochester, NY
A hilarious, fast-paced satire with a pro-peace message, Atomic Falafel encompasses the Israel-Iran nuclear showdown, the Internet friendship of two teens from the opposing countries, a youthful hacker’s first romance and ... read more

Ben-Gurion: Epilogue

Rochester, NY
In never before seen footage, the then 82-year-old former prime minister in his final years after leaving office is interviewed at his secluded desert home over the course of several days in 1968. An introspective David Be... read more

The Second Time Around

Rochester, NY
Two senior citizens discover it’s never too late to fall in love, in this unabashedly sentimental romance. An independent, vivacious, opera-loving widow Katherine finds herself in an assisted living facility with a broken ... read more

The Children of Chance

Rochester, NY
In this tender coming-of-age drama based on a true story, a Jewish boy finds friendship, camaraderie and safety in the shelter of a children’s hospital in Nazi-occupied France. In a lucky misfortune, young Maurice narrowly... read more

Shalom Italia

Rochester, NY
Three Italian Jewish brothers set off on a journey through Tuscany, in search of a cave where they hid as children to escape the Nazis. Their quest, full of humor, food and Tuscan landscapes, straddles the boundary between... read more

Joe's Violin & Barrage 8 Concert

Rochester, NY
During a drive to donate musical instruments to public schools, 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold offers his beloved violin, which he has played for more than 70 years. The instrument goes to the Bronx Global ... read more
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Past Events

Judy Batalion

Judy Batalion

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
Monday, March 6 2017 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Fauda (episodes 10-12)

Fauda (episodes 10-12)

Rochester, NY
The final installment of the "Fauda" series. An unprecedented, inside look into the intertwining lives of operatives andterrorists, and how everything becomes personal.
Sunday, December 4 2016 5:00 PM 6:30 PM

Rabbi David Eliezrie

Rabbi David Eliezrie

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
Sunday, November 20 2016 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Lynn Rosen

Lynn Rosen

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
Sunday, November 20 2016 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Rachel Hall

Rachel Hall

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
Sunday, November 20 2016 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

Fiction Panel Luncheon 2016

Fiction Panel Luncheon 2016

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
Friday, November 18 2016 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Betsy Lerner

Betsy Lerner

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival
Thursday, November 17 2016 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Ron Lieber

Ron Lieber

Rochester, NY
New York Times financial columnist and best-selling authorRon Lieber provides a practical guidebook for parents whowant to use conversations about money to imprint goodvalues. Children have scores of questions about money that we often do notanswer or answer well. Lieber delivers dozens of smart,...
Wednesday, November 16 2016 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Shulem Deen

Shulem Deen

Rochester, NY
All Who Go Do Not ReturnA moving and revealing exploration of Hasidic life, and one man’s struggles with faith, family, and community.2015 National Jewish Book Award Winner: Myra H. Kraft Memorial Award for Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice
Tuesday, November 15 2016 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Mike Silver

Mike Silver

Rochester, NY
JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival
Thursday, November 10 2016 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
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