Abq Jewish Events Calendar
There's a lot of Jewish things happening in Albuquerque and beyond, a lot of things to plan for, a lot of things not to miss.
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Highlights of Upcoming Abq Jewish Events
Albuquerque Film & Media Experience Presents
Films of Jewish Interest & More @ Various Albuquerque Venues @ Mon June 3 through Sun June 9 2013
What It Is: The Albuquerque Film & Media Experience is a a flagship event that represents community, innovation and creative achievement in film, music, arts, and entertainment.
AFME programming includes new media and technology, domestic and international movies, food and art , engaging conversations, panels and face-to-face time with industry leaders in attendance.
This year’s international program will spotlight filmmaking and artistry from Israel and the United Kingdom.
We are also honored to have the support and involvement of Hollywood Icon Robert Redford, world-renowned artist Sibylle Szaggars-Redford, director Joshua Michael Stern and many other top names.
There will be incredible networking events and memorable moments throughout the week with industry executives and unforgettable personalities, making AFME a worldwide destination event that will create success for the community, charitable organizations, high school and college students of the arts, and you, our audience.
Jewish Federation Benefit Performance
Seth Meyers @ The KiMo Theatre @ Sun 16 June 2013 @ 7:00 pm
What It Is: The 2013 Benefit for the Jewish Federation of New Mexico.
Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers brings his stand-up comedy straight from the Weekend Update anchor desk to Albuquerque!
Saturday Night Live's
Meyers is in his eleventh season on Saturday Night Live as a cast member, and in his sixth season as both head writer and Weekend Update anchor.
As the sole anchor in this segment, the comedian charms audiences as he lampoons top news stories and hosts SNL fan favorite guests.
Tickets: $54. Available via Hold My Ticket. Proceeds benefit:
Annual Meeting - Jewish Federation & Albuquerque JCC
JCC / JFNM Annual Meeting @ Albuquerque JCC @ Tue 18 June 2013 @ 5:00 pm
What It Is: The purpose of the meeting will be to transact regular business of the Association, which will include electing members of the Board of Directors. All JCC members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting and eligible to vote for Board candidates. Only members of the Board of Directors can vote for Officers.
New Mexico Jewish Historical Society Presents
Liszt's Dance with the Devil @ Albuquerque JCC @ July 2013 @ Rescheduled
What It Is: The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society invites you to a special screening of Liszt's Dance with the Devil, a film by Ophra Yerushalmi.
Liszt's Dance with the Devil focuses on the inner duel between the virtuoso and the composer, the seduction of glamour and the quest for spirituality that took place throughout Franz Liszt's life.
Ophra Yerushalmi, a pianist and filmmaker, has been intrigued by and attracted to Franz Liszt ever since her study with the internationally known Liszt exponent, pianist Claudio Arrau.
Liszt's Dance with the Devil is a work-in-progress that comes on the heels of Ms Yerushalmi's film Chopin's Afterlife, which was selected for distribution by Filmaker's Library and screened on TV.
Conference for Crypto Jews
10th Annual Anousim Conference @ Congregation B'nai Zion, El Paso @ Fri 19 July through Sun 21 July 2013
What It Is: The 10th Annual Anousim Conference, featuring speakers, poets, musicians, and guests from throughout the Crypto Jewish world.
Doreen Carvajal is a Paris-based reporter for the New York Times, and a senior writer for the International Herald Tribune covering European issues.
She has more than 25 years of journalism experience covering a broad range of subjects, from politics and immigration to most recently Spain's economic woes and corruption scandals. Her first book is a memoir, the "Forgetting River," a modern tale of survival, identity, and the inquisition. She will share her own journey of discovery and investigation that leads back to ancestors tried in the inquisition.
Doreen will also discuss the current status of Spain's offer of citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews.
Camino Real Productions Presents
Secret Things @ National Hispanic Cultural Center @ Thu 25 July through Sun 11 August 2013
The play is about a Time Magazine writer on assignment in her native New Mexico to do a story that will quash these rumors her skeptical editor has been hearing about Crypto-Jews.
While visiting Albuquerque, Santa Fe and a mythical land named Sephardia, she comes to learn about her own family’s secret past.
Camino Real Productions is delighted to announce the cast of our upcoming production of Secret Things by Elaine Romero.
The role of Delia/Delilah will be played by Michelle Otero; Abel, by Mario Moreno; Ben/Boy, by Benjamin Lieberman; Mother/Aunt, by Salome Martinez-Lutz; and Father/Rabbi, by Harry Zimmerman.
Our Director, Valli Marie Rivera, is thrilled to have such an outstanding group of talented NM actors to bring to life this world premiere production.
New Mexico Jewish Historical Society Presents
New Mexico Jewish Historical Society 2013 Fall Conference @ Sagebrush Inn Taos @ Sun 13 October 2013
Session 1 - Jews Roots in Spain
The language, culture and foods that Spanish Jews carried with them in the Diaspora
Session 2 - Major Figures in the Sephardic Thought
Rationality and Mysticism in the Sephardic Tradition; Great Sephardic Men & Women
Session 3 - New Mexico and the Sephardic Diaspora
People of Sephardic backgrounds from Egypt to Syria, Turkey, Morocco and
Session 4 - Jewish Roots in Taos and northern New Mexico
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