From: Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford
Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:32 PM
To: 'New Bedford Jewish Federation'
Subject: The Bulletin -- A Community Update for April 30, 2015
The Bulletin - A Community Update for April 30, 2015
“Many wonderful events scheduled which we will not be home for. But I urge everyone to see the Nancy Spielberg movie. Elliot and I saw it in Florida and were mesmerized by what was accomplished.”
- Patty Rosenfield
Before she was a producer, she was a child actor who worked for an up-and-coming director. The actress in Firelight, big brother Steven’s first feature-length film? Nancy Spielberg. Learn more about the Spielbergs’ fascinating childhood in this article from The Forward.
Nancy Spielberg with pilot Giddy Lichtman
Check out this PREVIEW of Nancy’s film: http://aboveandbeyondthemovie.com/trailer. Then join us for the screening this Wednesday at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Contact 508-997-7471 or email@example.com now for reservations.
JFNA Nepal Relief Fund
Wondering how you can help the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal? Donate now at this JFNA link. Even though we are a world away, we can contribute to the relief effort.
Yom HaShoah Event a Success
Above New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell joins Cindy Yoken, co-chair of the Holocaust Committee, at the podium in front of the Holocaust Memorial on Sunday, April 26, for the annual Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Observance. Below left guest speaker Robert (Fried) Fokos is joined by his immediate family, left to right, Dana, Ency, (Robert) and Michelle Fokos. On the right is a picture of Robert as a child with his grandfather and younger brother Peter (middle) in March 1944, on the first day of the German occupation of Hungary.
Calendar: Save the Date
Above and Beyond screening with director Nancy Spielberg
WHEN: Wednesday, May 6, 6:00 PM (reception), 7:00 PM (film)
WHERE: New Bedford Whaling Museum
HOW: Free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT: American Red Cross Blood Drive
WHEN: Sunday, May 17, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
WHERE: Tifereth Israel Synagogue
REGISTER NOW!: For an appointment please call 1-800 RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Just enter the zip code 02740 and follow the link for Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford to schedule your appointment.