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Adult Outreach Program - Alexandria: Film "Sister Rose's Passion" and Discussion

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Beth El Hebrew Congregation
3830 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA

Contact: Shelly Rosenstein

Phone: 703.537.3062

Email: Shelly.Rosenstein@theJ.org

All weekly group meetings are held at Beth El Hebrew Congregation every Wednesday at 10:30am (unless otherwise noted). Newcomers are always welcome!
Coffee, tea, and dessert will be provided.
Fee: $5 all participants (pay at door unless otherwise specified)

Inclement Weather Policy
If Fairfax County schools are closed, our Adult 55+ program is canceled. If schools have a delayed opening, we will hold the program at Beth El at the regular time.

Film: Sister Rose’s Passion and Discussion
Wednesday, January 8, 10:30am–noon
2004 l 39 min l Documentary, Short

Presented by Jordyn Barry, Director of Jewish Innovation, Pozez JCC

In today’s time of rising anti-Semitism it is important to learn about the pioneers who spoke up on behalf of the Jewish people and changed the way the world viewed Jewish-Christian Relations.

Join us for a film screening of the Academy Award Nominated Best Documentary Sister Rose’s Passion and a conversation with Jordyn Barry who will expand on her unlikely personal friendship with Sister Rose. This documentary tells the inspirational story of a most unlikely activist who made the battle against anti-Semitism her life’s work. Sister Rose Thering, a gutsy Dominican nun, had the courage, toughness, and passion to resist the status quo and push for what she believed was right which had a direct bearing on the historic Vatican II Council that reformed the Catholic Church’s position on Jews and Judaism. Her spirit of resistance shines throughout this documentary as she continues her energetic crusade amidst a swirl of controversy.

Fee: $5
RSVP: Shelly.Rosenstein@theJ.org, 703.537.3062

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