The next Katz JCC Brunch & Learn Event will be held on Thursday, April 17, at 10:30 AM. We will enjoy a delicious kosher for Passover brunch followed by a speaker and a documentary on the big screen. This month, Josh Cutler, Program Director at the Katz JCC will speak about his most recent journey to visit the Jewish community of Havana, Cuba. After the discussion, the group will watch the documentary movie, Jubanos, the Jews of Cuba. Cuba is known for its revolutionary leaders, communism, cigars, and 50’s cars. However, religion does not define this small island. When the Cuban Revolution hit the island, religion was banned, leaving the Cuban Jewish Community struggling to sustain itself for nearly three decades. Jubanos: The Jews of Cuba, tells the humbling story of the 1500 Jews who remained in the country despite the difficulties. With exclusive interviews from members of the scattered Jewish community, this documentary explores how the new generation re-learned what so many had previously forgotten. The journey to rediscovering and reviving Jewish life raises questions about faith, sustenance, strength, and the future, which the Cuban Jews continue to face up until today.
JCC Brunch & Learn is $3 M/$5 NM when paid in advance or $5 M/$7 NM the day of the program. This program is made possible by a generous donation from Marc Neumann ChFc.
For more information or to register and pay in advance, contact Josh Cutler at email@example.com or call 609-822-1167 x 138