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Cool Jewish Events: Children of the Bible NY Premiere (American Sephardi Film Festival)

Event: Children of the Bible (American Sephardi Film Festival)
Date: Thursday, February 11th
Time: 7:00pm
Place: The Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY

$30 General Admission
$25 ASF & YUMuseum members, students and seniors
$250 Opening Night Friend (includes the above for two (2) + VIP
pre-screening reception and listing in Festival Program)

Festival Pass:
Admission to all Center for Jewish History screenings (except Opening & Closing Nights)
$100 General
$75 ASF & YU Members, students and seniors


The rapper and informal educator, Jeremy “Cool” Habash, exposes us to the complex situations facing Ethiopian-Israeli youth. Jeremy works towards changing the humiliated and depressed image of the Ethiopian community in Israel, both in its own eyes and in the eyes of Israeli society, by bringing members of the Ethiopian community closer to their tradition – the songs, the meaning of the Ethiopian names, stories about the lives of the Ethiopian community and about the journey that has taken on mythical proportions

Director: Nitza Gonen. Israel 2009, 53 mins. Hebrew and Amharic w/English subtitles.

Followed by Closing Night Dessert Reception.

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