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Explore Jewish Cinema At Skirball-

Jews have a long history in Hollywood and in fact Louis B. Mayer of MGM fame, (Russian-born Lazar Meir), founded the Oscars in 1929.

Find out about the Golden Age of Yiddish filmmaking and the prevailing American melting pop culture of the 40’s in an interactive class with Dr. Eric Goldman, a preeminent Jewish film historian and scholar.

Then on FEBRUARY 12, meet and hear from young graduates of Jerusalem’s Ma’aleh School, the world’s only film school devoted to positive and careful representation of the Jewish condition. Three rising first-time directors will present their distinctly contemporary Jewish realities for a night of Israeli Cinema.