Thursday, May 9, 7-9 PM

Sam Lerner Center for Cultural Arts at Shalom Park

Join us for a movie and refreshments

The SPFS Committee is excited to announce the movie this year is: The Homestretch

The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Each of these smart, ambitious teenagers – Roque, Kasey, and Anthony – will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age. http://www.homestretchdoc.com

Sunday, March 24, 7 PM in Sam Lerner Center for Cultural Arts

The Center for Jewish Education (CJE) is proud to present the second chapter of our community wide read initiative: On the Same Page. Our goal for this initiative is to bring people together through the reading and discussion of a common book. Chapter II of our community read invites everyone to read Promised Land, the epic saga of Israel’s early years, written by the former NBC News Bureau Chief in Tel Aviv, Martin Fletcher. Tom Brokaw calls the book, “a riveting novel that picks up where Exodus left off.”

Fletcher spent the many years covering the Middle East and Africa. He was NBC correspondent in Israel for 26 years and bureau chief for 15 years. He has covered Kosovo, Rwanda, and Israel, including the first and second Palestinian uprisings and Israel’s war with Lebanon in 2006.

His reporting… Continue reading