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“American Creed” Film Screening and Community Discussion
January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the JCCNS for a virtual screening of the PBS documentary American Creed in which former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy come together from remarkably different backgrounds, life experiences, and points of view to explore the idea of a unifying American creed.
On Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 pm, the JCCNS will host a panel discussion with Marty Schneer, Executive Director of the JCCNS, Jeremy Burton, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Karen Bar-Or, National Activism Director at the Israeli American Council, moderated by Staci Rosenthal from Facing History and Ourselves. The panel will address themes from the film designed to engage the community in thoughtful and respectful dialogue of Jewish and American ideals across all types of deepening divides. The audience will also have the opportunity to hear from the film writer and director Sam Ball about the making of the film and participate in a Q&A.
Link to view film will be provided one week prior to panel discussion.
This event is FREE, but you must register to receive the film link and zoom panel link by e-mailing Sara Ewing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-sponsored by Citizen Film, the Israeli American Council, Facing History and Ourselves, the Jewish Community Relations Council, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Community partners: ADL New England Congregation Shirat Hayam, Temple Emanu-El, Temple Sinai, Epstein Hillel School, Lappin Foundation, Chabad of the North Shore, and the Abbot Public Library.