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November 2017

For This We Left Egypt? – Alan Zweibel

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

A hilarious night with five-time Emmy winner Alan Zweibel. This parody of the Haggadah offers a fun and entertaining way to pass the time while waiting for Elijah. Special Guest Dave Barry, co-author, Florida native and Pulitzer Prize winner.

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Angels in the Sky – Robert Gandt

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

An exhilarating tale about the ragtag band of volunteer airmen who fought for Israel during its War of Independence. Robert Gandt, a former US Navy fighter pilot and award-winning author, brings this courageous story to live in vivid detail. This will be followed by a showing of the Hollywood film Above and Beyond, which brings this exciting story to the big screen. Above and Beyond is directed by Nancy Spielberg and will screen at 3:30 pm. Veterans will be recognized at this…

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Hitler in Los Angeles – Steven J. Ross

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

During WWII, a Jewish spy operation successfully infiltrated every Nazi and fascist group in Los Angeles. Steven J. Ross, director of USC's Casden Institute for the Study of American Jewish Life, will tell this harrowing tale. A panel discussion will follow this program.

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Wherever You Go, There They Are – Annabelle Gurwitch

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

A Girl's Night Out Event! Annabelle Gurwtich, former host of TBS's Dinner and a Movie, will examine- with humor and biting satire- all the ways women today define family. Join us for a pre-event cocktail at 6:30 pm.

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The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

A conversation about "the world 9/11 made us fear". Adam Valen Levinson takes us through his travels from Abu Dhabi, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as he finds that people who pray differently often laugh the same. Join local improv comedian Matt Flagler in conversation with Adam Valen Levinson.

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