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. After or during 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
FILM #1: The Tobacconist was available for streaming beginning noon July 21 through noon, July 24.
WATCH TALK #1: Fred Rosenbaum spoke on the history and contemporary life of Austria’s Jewish community on Thursday, July 30, at 7:00 pm, PST. If you missed this talk or would like to watch it again, you may do so now on YouTube by clicking this link.
TALK #2: Fred Rosenbaum will speak on Jews of Slovakia, on Thursday, August 20, at 7:00 pm, PST. To receive the Zoom link before the event, RSVP here.
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 the French Jewry, on Thursday, September 10, at 7:00 pm, PST. Details for RSVP to receive the Zoom link will follow.