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November 2020

Nov 29

Jewish Film Festival: Golda

7:00 PM

Shortly before her passing, Golda Meir was interviewed for Israeli television. After shooting ended, the cameras kept rolling, recording an intimate talk with the first and only woman to ever rule Israel. As she lit one cigarette after the other, Golda spoke freely, pleading her case for her term as Prime Minister - five turbulent years that secured her place in history, albeit at a high personal cost. Based on these never-before seen materials, testimonies of supporters and opponents and…

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December 2020

Dec 03

Jewish Film Festival: Incitement

7:00 PM

A psychological thriller, Incitement follows the year leading to the assassination of Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, from the point of view of the assassin. The film details, for the first time, the forces that act upon the assassin, including the religious and political incitement, the personal and the interpersonal turmoil. It is a psychological portrait of a political assassin seeking to kill democracy. It is also a portrait of a torn society on the brink of civil war. https://www.jcncf.org/gainesville-jewish-film-festival-1.html

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January 2021

Jan 15

“Where Do We Go From Here: Racism, Public Health and Affordable Health Care”

12:00 PM

Since W.E.B. Du Bois' analysis of Black American life in the late 19th century, we have known that racial inequities in health are primarily socially determined. Social scientists and activists have all agreed that racism has largely driven the disparate health outcomes for groups along racial and ethnic lines. Although having access to a decent quality of life should be a basic human right, little progress has been made in eradicating these disparities. In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King had recognized residential…

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