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St. Paul JCC

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1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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St. Paul JCC

September 2019

Conversations That Matter with Dick Edwards

September 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$18

Dick Edwards, retired Mayo Clinic Eldercare Specialist and author of Mom, Dad Can We Talk? Insight and Perspectives to Help Us Do What’s Best for Our Aging Parents will help us learn about ways to navigate this stage of family life as our parents age.

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TCJFF Film Screening – From Cairo to the Cloud

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$12

From Cairo to the Cloud – The World of the Cairo Geniza tells the story of an astonishing collection of ancient manuscripts hidden for centuries in a Cairo synagogue, and their remarkable odyssey to the modern world. The Cairo Geniza revolutionized our understanding of Jewish history and illuminated a thousand years of vibrant Jewish life in the heart of the Islamic world. An accidental archive of more than half a million documents, the Cairo Geniza reveals the richness of Judeo-Arabic…

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Sound the Shofar

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$5

Join the Living Legacy Shofar Factory for a hands-on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) experience like no other as you create your very own Shofar to welcome the New Year. Gain new insights into the history and significance of the Shofar and its role on the holiday of Rosh Hashanah. In addition to creating your own Shofar, learn how to sound and practice the traditional sequence of notes blown on Rosh Hashanah. In partnership with Chabad of the Greater St.…

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TCJFF Film Screening – The Humorist

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$12

The year is 1984, and Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian, is unraveling under the weight of fame, censorship, KGB “patronage,” and his own insecurities. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships. Finally, the comedian snaps and – armed with the exotic American notion of “insult humor” – takes his revenge. Presented in partnership with Russian American Jews in Minnesota (RAJMN), The Russian Cultural Center,…

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TCJFF Film Screening – Fig Tree

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$12

A007R0R9 Set in Addis Ababa in 1989, Fig Tree follows a teenage girl’s harrowing coming of age. Mina is 16 years old and the Ethiopian Civil War has been underway her entire life. She lives with her brother and grandmother in a humble house with newsprint for wallpaper. The family is Jewish and is planning to flee Ethiopia for Israel, where Mina’s mother awaits their reunion. But this plan leaves out the person Mina loves most: Eli, her Christian boyfriend,…

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TCJFF Film Screening – The Unorthodox

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$12

When Yakov Cohens daughter was expelled from school, he decided to establish a parallel social institution. He had no knowledge, no money, no connections and no PR but he had the strong will to take action that would allow him and other Sephardic Jews to hold their heads up high. He brought two friends along, their operation was characteristic of the people they represented: not the suit-wearing types but with people working their way up from the bottom, informal, with…

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TCJFF Film Screening – Promise at Dawn

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$12

From his difficult childhood in Poland to his adolescence under Nice's sun, to his career in the air force in Africa during World War II, Romain Gary has lived an extraordinary life. He owes this relentless enterprise to live a thousand lives, to become a great man and a famous writer, to his mother Nina. Its the wild love of his eccentric and endearing mother that drives him to become one of the greatest novelists of the twentieth century, to…

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Exploring A Vision For The Future: Community Information Meeting

September 27 @ 8:30 am
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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The JCCs play a critical role in building a strong Jewish community now and for the future. As the most visited Jewish organizations in the Twin Cities, each week bringing thousands of people together, the JCCs have served our community for over 100 years – for our grandparents, our parents, our children, our friends, our neighbors. Our unparalleled level of inclusivity is what brings the entire community together, serving the needs of Jewish and secular communities alike. Over the past…

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TCJFF Film Screening – My Polish Honeymoon

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$12

CLOSING NIGHT! Anna and Adam, a young Parisian couple with Jewish origins, are about to travel to Poland for the first time. They are just married and technically speaking this will be their honeymoon. They will attend a ceremony in memory of the Jewish community in the village of Adam’s grandfather, which was destroyed 75 years ago. Adam, not really enthusiastic, sees it as an occasion to spend some quality time with his wife, away from their baby boy. Anna…

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October 2019

TC Talks: Mark S. Fischer & Lucy Rose Fischer

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Come hear about post retirement “heroes”, who will inspire us with their bold and unconventional leaps into the future.

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Ten Thousand Things Theater Company Performance

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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THE WINTER'S TALE, BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Directed by Marcela Lorca Featuring Stephanie Bertumen, Shá Cage, Cristina Castro, James Craven, Steven Epp, Christopher Jenkins, Mo Perry, William Sturdivant, and Karen Wiese-Thompson An epic story of loss, magic and redemption, that asks questions about love, renewal, and forgiveness that are relevant to audiences of all backgrounds and life experiences. Ten Thousand Things brings lively, intelligent, professional theater to people with little access to the wealth of the arts – who in turn help our artists and traditional audiences re-imagine what theater can…

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New To Medicare Seminar

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Free

Do you need help learning about Medicare. This is the seminar for you. Find out what you need to do to get your Medicare card and learn about the different Medicare program options and enrollment dates and deadlines. This is an educational seminar. No sales information will be available or shared.

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Lunch for Eight: Crystal Garden

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Join us for an afternoon of great food and conversation. We provide the transportation and lunch is on you.

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Cardio & Cocktails

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Join us for a sampler of three 20-minute classes; Barre, Bootcamp, and Cycling. A great workout, meet friends, and have a blast with cocktails to follow! Free and open to the community!

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Post-Fest Film Screening – Family In Transition

October 27 @ 3:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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$13.00

Shot over the course of two years, an Israeli family deals with the effects when the father transitions into a woman. 2018 | Documentary | Hebrew with English Subtitles | 70 minutes PURCHASE TICKETS  WATCH THE TRAILER Panel Discussion to Follow Presented in partnership with Israel Center of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, St. Paul  Jewish Federation, and J-Pride, a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis. Co-presented as part of the 2019 Gender Reel Film Festival. 

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Hebrew with Keshet

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Enjoy a morning coffee break, learn and speak a little Hebrew. This informal class is designed as an opportunity to meet and talk all things Israel with our Community Shlichah, Keshet Edry. This RAJE (Random Act of Jewish Education) is free, some Hebrew experience is helpful in this conversation based program and everyone is welcome.

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November 2019

TC Talks: Denise Young

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Denise Young, Executive Director of the Bell Museum will talk about transforming Minnesota's Natural History Museum.

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Hebrew with Keshet

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Enjoy a morning coffee break, learn and speak a little Hebrew. This informal class is designed as an opportunity to meet and talk all things Israel with our Community Shlichah, Keshet Edry. This RAJE (Random Act of Jewish Education) is free, some Hebrew experience is helpful in this conversation based program and everyone is welcome.

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All Children’s Theater Presents: A Year with Frog and Toad

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Waking from hibernation in the spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe… all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons.

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All Children’s Theater Presents: A Year with Frog and Toad

November 9 @ 7:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe… all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons.

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Steel Magnolias at the Guthrie

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Join us as we head to the Guthrie for the performance of Steel Magnolias.

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All Children’s Theater Presents: A Year with Frog and Toad

November 10 @ 2:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Waking from hibernation in the spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe… all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons.

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TC Talks: Marilyn Chiat

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Marilyn Chiat, Art & Architectural Historian, will give a look at nine Twin Cities' neighborhoods and their places of worship.

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Hebrew with Keshet

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Enjoy a morning coffee break, learn and speak a little Hebrew. This informal class is designed as an opportunity to meet and talk all things Israel with our Community Shlichah, Keshet Edry. This RAJE (Random Act of Jewish Education) is free, some Hebrew experience is helpful in this conversation based program and everyone is welcome.

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Lunch for Eight: Mendoberri Cafe

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Join us for an afternoon of great food and conversation. We provide the transportation and lunch is on you.

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Justice Delayed: A presentation by Ben Cohen, grandson of survivor Judy Meisel.

November 17 @ 2:00 pm
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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A photo exhibition of Holocaust survivors living in Minnesota, at home, and in full color. Featuring a presentation by Ben Cohen, grandson of survivor Judy Meisel. Meet and greet with Judy Meisel to follow. In November 2018, Ben Cohen went to Germany to witness the opening of the trial of Dr. Johann Rehbogen, a former Nazi guard from Stuttof Concentration Camp accused of accessory to murder. To his surprise, Ben was the only family member of any survivor to be there. He will…

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December 2019

TC Talks: Jim Rutzick

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul, MN 55116
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Jim Rutzick, Adventurer and Boat Builder will talk about his life on the water.

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