SJCC Newsletter + Program Guide Fall 2016

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CULTURAL ARTS COMEDIAN GARY GULMAN comedy

You’ve seen him on “Inside Amy Schumer,” “The Tonight Show,” “Conan,” and his new Netflix special, “It’s About Time.” Now comedian Gary Gulman brings his A-list stand up to the J. Thursday, December 1 7 pm J Café happy hour (cash bar) 8 pm show Price $25/$20

MUNICH ‘72 AND BEYOND film and discussion

SEPHARDIC DELICACIES: CHEESY POTATO FRITTERS cooking class

A timely monument of remembrance, this documentary provides a deeper understanding of the massacre during the 1972 Munich Olympics. Join us for a panel discussion with producer Steven Ungerleider, producer David Ulich, and Mossad terrorism expert Noam Schiller. Seattle premiere. Rated PG.

Gather in the SJCC kitchen to learn a Sephardic Hanukkah cooking tradition. Instead of latkes, make mouth-watering cheesy potato fritters with Seattle’s Rachel Almaleh, author of “A Legacy of Sephardic, Mediterranean, and American Recipes.”

Wednesday, November 9 | 7:30 pm | Price $12/$8

BEYOND MEASURE film and discussion To fix America’s troubled education system, we’re told that we need to narrow our curricula, standardize our classrooms, and find new ways to measure students and teachers. But what if these “fixes” are making our schools worse? From the makers of “Race to Nowhere.” Rated PG.

Sunday, December 11 | 2 pm Price $20/$15

Thursday, November 10 | 7:30 pm | Price $15* Co-presented with ParentMap.

THE KLEZMATICS IN CONCERT music ISRAELI TV DINNERS: “FAUDA” TV series (season one, episodes one and two) Watch Israel’s hottest TV drama and enjoy eating Middle Eastern food. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as we follow undercover IDF solders as they carry out anti-terror operations in this heart-pounding drama. Rated PG-13.

For 30 years, the Klezmatics have raised the bar for Eastern European Jewish music, inspiring future generations, creating enduring hybrid work, and helping change the face of modern klezmer and Yiddish culture. Sunday, December 18 | 7 pm J Café happy hour (cash bar), 8 pm show Price $30/$25

Thursday, November 17 | 7:30 pm | Price (includes dinner) $25/$20

KUNG PAO CHRISTMAS Chinese food and film

BABKA AND RUGELACH cooking class Learn the time-honored skill and artistry of baking these buttery Eastern European sweet treats. Take home your delicious baked masterpieces when the evening is over.

Why do American Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas? Join us as we overindulge in a night of “kung powerful” food and community, as we watch the film “The Search for General Tso” and eat Chinese food. We’ll also celebrate the second night of Hanukkah.

Tuesday, November 22 | 6:30 pm Price $20/$15

Sunday, December 25 | 4 pm Price (includes dinner) $25/$20

*Discount price is not available for “The Mask You Live In” or “Beyond Measure.”

Buy Tickets and Register at www.SJCC.org

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