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THE STRENGTH OF A PEOPLE | THE POWER OF COMMUNITY

Jewish Cultural Center

An extention of Jewish life beyond school, the workplace and houses of worship.

Jewish Family Service

Responding to the needs of a large elderly population in need of services.

Lakin Holocaust Resource Center

Providing community awareness, information, audio-visual support and education.

Movie Mondays at the JCC

Join us for a FREE summer movie series at the JCC.

All films start at 2pm -- Popcorn will be provided.​

June 12:    Dough—a British comedy An old Jewish baker (Jonathan Pryce) sees his struggling business boom when his young apprentice (Jerome Holder) accidentally drops marijuana into the dough.

June 26:    For the Love of Spock—an American documentary Actors and co-stars discuss the lasting legacy of Leonard Nimoy and his iconic portrayal of Mr. Spock on the television series "Star Trek."

July 10:    A Tale of Love and Darkness—an Israeli drama Influenced by his mother's (Natalie Portman) stories and poetry readings, young Amos Oz (Amir Tessler) grows up in 1940s Jerusalem and becomes a famous writer.

July 24:    24 Days—a French drama Ilan Halimi is kidnapped and tortured over 24 days, prompting a massive police manhunt. Based on a true story.

August 14:    The Return—an American documentary A documentary about being young and Jewish in Poland.​

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
in Conversation with
Joy-Ann Reid

 

Monday, August 21
2:00 pm
at the Highlands Cultural Center Side B 

 

U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking woman in government and former Speaker of the House, is at the center of it all and has been for three decades. Find out what this longtime fighter for America’s middle class has to say about the state of Washington under President Trump, the opportunities for Democrats and 30 years in public service. Hear her views on progressives’ best strategies for success inside the Republican Congress, how Democrats will seek to thwart the GOP agenda and their plan for working families. Amid urgent issues at home and abroad, learn how Leader Pelosi sees the road forward for America.

Bus Trip to the
National Museum of African American History & Culture 
with the Central PA African American Museum

Thursday, September 28

Donation: $50 per person

Bus leaves Reading at 7 am and returns that night at 7 pm

We have been invited to join our friends from the Central PA African American Museum in Reading on a bus trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C. in September.

Seats are available on a first come basis. In order to secure your seat a non-refundable payment is due with the form (form available at JCC or print at home). Tickets will be mailed upon receipt of payment.

For additional information contact Mildred Gilyard of CPAAM at 610-223-1339

If interested in tickets please send your non-refundable payment of $50 per person, name, home address, phone and email address to 

Mildred Gilyard: 4500 Sefranka Rd. Temple, PA 19560 

Make checks payable to CPAAM.

Israel, America and the Middle East

 with

Tamara Cofman Wittes, Ph.D., Senior Fellow-Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings.

 

 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom

4:30 p.m. Reception

5:30 p.m. Dinner

7 p.m. Community Presentation

Minimum recommended Annual Campaign gift $1,200 per person

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