Year-Round Films

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm
at the Levis JCC

August 23: Farewell Mr. Haffman
September 13: Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort
October 11: Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen
December 27: Perfect Strangers

Individual films: $10, Gold & Gold Plus Members: $8, Platinum Members and Festival Patrons: Free
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Sunday Morning Israeli Film Series

Sunday mornings, 9:00 am
at the Levis JCC

Moderated by Mort Plotnick
Includes coffee, bagels, film and discussion.

December 17:
The Dead of Jaffa, 2019
January 21: The Art of Waiting, 2019
February 18: Good Morning Son, 2018
April 14: More Than I Deserve, 2021

Individual films: $18, Gold & Gold Plus Members: $16, Platinum Members and Festival Patrons: Free All 4 films: $60, Gold & Gold Plus Members: $55, Platinum Members and Festival Patrons: Free
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Fascinating Sephardim: A Film Series

Presented in partnership with The Sephardi Federation of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
at the Levis JCC
Discussion moderated by Rose Pappo Allen

This film series examines places in the world where wandering communities of Sephardic Jewry took root, expanding the diversity of world Jewish history and heritage. Discussion spans the broadest understanding of what constitutes Sephardic and Mizrahi culture. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction and followed by Q&A and discussion, as time allows.

December 20:
From Toledo to Jerusalem, 1989
January 24: Girona, The Mother of Israel: The Jews of Catalonia, 1989 and The Secret Jews of Calabria, 2014
March 27: Rhodes Forever, 2003
April 17: The Last Jews of Libya, 2007
May 22: The Key From Spain: Songs and Stories of Flory Jagoda, 2000

$10 per film, Gold and Gold Plus Members: $8, Platinum Members and Festival Patrons: Free; All 5 films: $40, Gold & Gold Plus Members: $30, Platinum Members and Festival Patrons: Free; SF/ADJLC Members (Sephardi Federation/Adult Jewish Learning Collaboration) attend at the Gold Member price
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The Festival Reveal

Wednesday, December 6, 10:00 am
at the Levis JCC

Be a part of the Festival right from the start! Don’t miss The Festival Reveal, an enjoyable morning of movies! All are welcome to enjoy screenings of trailers for movies featured in our three-week Festival, and our generous Festival Patrons will have the opportunity to select the film they’d like to sponsor.

Free and open to the public
RSVP to or (561) 852-3214

Southeast Premiere Red Carpet Event

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
5:00 pm
Boca West Country Club

Enjoy Dinner and Film Left Alone Rhapsody: The Musical Memoir of Pianist John Bayless
A documentary film by Stewart M. Schulman

Film will be followed by an exclusive live performance by internationally renowned pianist John Bayless

About the Film: Texas prodigy John Bayless, an internationally renowned pianist and recording artist, suffered a debilitating stroke halting his storied career. This is the story of his determination to come back, playing with just his left hand.

Patrons enjoy this special event free of charge; please RSVP to

General admission tickets available: $180 per person
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Save the Date!
Closing Event

Co-chairs: Marisa & Matthew Baker

Monday, March 4, 2024
7:00 pm
Zinman Hall

Featuring the film, I Was Not Born a Mistake, about Yiscah Smith, a teacher, spiritual mentor, and public speaker who is dedicated to helping people navigate their own personal spiritual journeys. She has a unique perspective as someone who has undergone her own transformation from living as an Orthodox man to embracing her true self as a woman. Yiscah shares her story and insights to inspire others to live an authentic and meaningful life.

Following the film there will be a Q&A with Yiscah.

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LISA BARASH | Director | 561-852-3237 |
ADOLPH & ROSE LEVIS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER | 21050 95th Avenue S., Boca Raton, FL | 561-558-2520

*Important: please note that when arriving to our campus for evening and Sunday events, you must use the 95th Avenue S. entrance
(off of Glades Road between Lyons Road and 441).

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