Upcoming Events for August/September 2014
- August 28-October 5, 2014 at Theater J at the DCJCC: “Yentl”, based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s short story “Yentl the Yeshiva Boy”: As a girl in 19th century Eastern Europe, Yentl is forbidden to pursue her dream of studying Talmud. Unwilling to accept her fate, she disguises herself as a man. But when she falls in love, Yentl must decide how far she’s willing to go to protect her identity. For more information: www.theaterj.org
- September 1-November 23, 2014 at the JCC of Greater Washington: The Jewish Historical Society’s exhibit “Voices of the Vigil” telling the story of the Washington-area Jewish community’s efforts to assist their oppressed brethren behind the Iron Curtain – most notably through a 1970-91 daily vigil across from the Soviet Embassy.