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.
Goodbye Celebration for Linda Friedman
Maimouna Dinner @ Albuquerque JCC @ Tue 22 April 2014 @ 6:00 pm
The Jewish Care Program, funded by the Jewish Federation of New Mexico, provides community members, at all stages of life, assistance in meeting their emotional and social needs. The Jewish Care Program offers referrals currently offers referrals to local resources that can provide support on a variety of emotional and social needs, runs support groups to address a range of emotional needs and that connect people facing similar challenges, and makes individual and group visits to Jewish seniors living in residential facilities.
Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day
Ani Ma'amin @ Keshet Center for the Arts @ Sat 26 April & Sun 27 April 2014
Dynamic and emotional movement is threaded together with poetry and video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and children of survivors, with footage compiled from the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.
French Jewry: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Dr Robert Zaretsky @ Temple Beth Shalom, Santa Fe @ Sun 27 April 2014 @ 4:00 pm
The discussion is a follow up to the recently screened film Being Jewish in France. If you attended the screening, the talk will fill in the gaps where the film left off. If you didn’t, Dr Zaretsky will be providing the historical context for understanding the situation of Jews in France today.
Holocaust Remembrance Walk
Holocaust Remembrance Walk @ UNM's Dane Smith Hall @ Sun 27 April 2014 @ 1:00 pm
UNM Children's Chorus Presents
Brundibar @ Congregation Albert @ Thu 01 May 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Brundibar @ UNM's Keller Hall (Across the lobby from Popejoy Hall) @ Sun 04 May 2014 @ 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Brundibar @ Albuquerque JCC @ Wed 07 May 2014 @ 6:30 pm
What It Is: The UNM Children's Chorus, under the direction of Dr Regina Carlow, presents four performances of the opera Brundibar: A Tribute to the Children of Terezin.
Brundibár is a children's opera by Jewish Czech composer Hans Krása with a libretto by Adolf Hoffmeister, originally performed by the children of Theresienstadt concentration camp in occupied Czechoslovakia. The name comes from a Czech colloquialism for a bumblebee.
The plot of the opera shares elements with fairy tales such as Hansel and Gretel and The Town Musicians of Bremen.
Aninka and Pepíček are a fatherless sister and brother. Their mother is ill, and the doctor tells them she needs milk to recover. But they have no money. They decide to sing in the marketplace to raise the needed money.
But the evil organ grinder Brundibár chases them away. However, with the help of a fearless sparrow, keen cat, wise dog, and the children of the town, they are able to chase Brundibár away, and sing in the market square.
Jewish Academy of Arts & Sciences Fundraiser
Israel Independence Day Celebration
Jerusalem 3D @ NM Museum of Natural History & Science @ Sun 04 May 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Israeli Buffet Dinner @ Albuquerque JCC @ Sun 04 May 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Gesher III @ Keshet Center for the Arts @ Mon 05 May 2014 @ 5:50 pm
Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin
Verdi's Requiem @ Popejoy Hall @ Thu 08 May 2014 @ 7:30 pm
What It Is: Defiant Requiem is a feature-length documentary film which illuminates the extraordinary, untold story of the brave acts of resistance by the Jewish prisoners at Terezín during World War II.
Maestro Murry Sidlin will lead the University of New Mexico Concert Choir, University Chorus, and UNM Symphony Orchestra in a performance of the full concert-drama Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín, at Popejoy Hall on May 8, 2014.
Three-Night Jewish Meditation Retreat
Opening to the Revelation at Sinai @ Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, Santa Fe @ Thu 08 May through Sun 11 May 2014
Shlock Rock Comes to New Mexico for Lag B'Omer!
Lenny Solomon & Shlock Rock @ Chabad of New Mexico @ Sun 18 May @ 5:00 pm
Albuquerque Film & Media Experience Presents
Films of Jewish Interest & More @ Various Albuquerque Venues @ Mon 02 June through Sun 08 June 2014
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