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An Affiliate of the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte Vol. 38, No. 1 Tevet-Shevat 5776 January 2016 2016 Campaign Leadership Team “Do Good Everywhere. From Anywhere” What’s the mark of a great eampaign ehair? Alison Lemer’s entire 2015 eampaign team has re-upped for a seeond year. As Campaign Chair, Alison’s inspirational leadership and her passion for Federation motivated the Federation’s Campaign Leadership, solieitors and donors to meet the highest eampaign goal in Federation’s history ... $3,700,000. The theme of this year’s eampaign is “Do Good Everywhere. From Anywhere” beeause through Federation, at any hour of the day, you ean be virtually anywhere on the globe making a difference in the lives of Jews at home, in Israel, and in 70 countries around the world. The 2016 Annual Campaign officially kicked-off at the Federation’s Main Event on December 17. Please mark your calendars for our upcoming 2016 Campaign Events: * Solicitor University, Thursday, January 7 * Lion of Judah and Pomegranate Society Luncheon, Tuesday, January 12 * Super Sunday, January 24 * Women’s Annual Spring Lecture, Thursday, April 7 * Super Sunday, The Sequel, April 17 To make your pledge, please visit our website at www.jewishchar- And if you’d like to get involved, please contact Sue Littauer, Director of Development, at ^ h Federa ■'^‘^ATER CHAR Alison Lemer, Federation Campaign Chair for 2016, reminds us of this year s theme. 2016 Campaign Leaders: Alison Lemer Annual Campaign Chair Tracy Brown and Steve Cohen Major Gifts Co-Chairs Rich Osborne Create a Jewish Legacy Chair Gail Baron Women’s Philanthropy Chair Dale Polsky and Adrienne Gossett Lion of Judah Co-Chairs Jill Halverstam and Stacey Schanzlin Pomegranate Society Co-Chairs George Cronson, Risa Miller, and Jeff Turk Team Captains Marcie Jacobs and Jeff Turk Super Sunday Co-Chairs Larry Schwartz Main Event Chair Sara Kulbersh and Mallory Miller Spring Lecture Co-Chairs Zach Schwartz Impacts 65 Chair Stacy Gorelick Community Campaign Chair See You at the Movies! The Charlotte Jewish Film Fes tival is pleased to announee the lineup for its exeiting 12th season that will be taking plaee February 20-Mareh 13. A big thank you to Sereening Chair Jeff Turk and Sereening Committee members Shari Baum, Bunny Bramson, Jena Coen, Bob Eeker, Jaekie Fishman, Miehael Lieberman, Gale Osborne, Mason Sklut, and Mareia Stem for put ting together another diverse and ON ‘31101HVH0 80Z1 #imhJ3d aivd 3Dvisod s n aisidSdd great CJFF slate. The Early Bird Speeial All Fes tival Pass will be available for $90 ($145 value) until January 10. The priee for a regular All Festival Pass will be $ 115 starting on Jan uary 11. Tiekets and information on this year’s value added programming ean be found at eharlottejewish- film.eom. CJFF representatives will also be in the lobby of the Levine JCC on Sunday, January "Dough ” from p9}S9nb9}J 90IAJ9S sBuBqQ 9ZZ8Z ON ‘moiJeqo ZU# 9}!ns ‘PSOd aouapiAOJd 1009 10 and Sunday, Febraary 7 10 AM-1 PM. DOUGH/ Opening Night Celebration - $25 Saturday, February 20 - 7:15 PM - Temple Israel Award-winning aetor Jonathan Pryee stars in this warmhearted and gently humorous story about a reeently widowed Jewish baker whose faltering business is suddenly rejuvenated after he hires a young Muslim apprentiee. ROCK IN THE RED ZONE - $10 Sunday, February 21 - 7:15 PM - Temple Israel An intimate portrayal of life in the war-tom eity of Sderot, Israel, where a di verse musie seene has de veloped out of the trauma endured by its eitizens during years of roeket at- taeks from Gaza. SURVIVING SKOKIE - $10 Wednesday, Feb ruary 24 - 7:15 PM - Temple Israel Filmmaker Eli Adler’s deeply per sonal doeumentary tells the story of his father Jaek who survived the Holoeaust and started a new life in Skokie, IL, where he and many other survivors had to unexpeetedly faee the nightmares they thought they had left behind. APPLES EROM THE DESERT-$10 Saturday, February 27 - 7:15 PM - Regal Ballantyne The rebellious teenage daugh ter of ultra-Orthodox Jewish par ents journeys into the seeular world in the adaptation of the award-winning Israeli play. BREAKEASTATINA’S - $15 Sunday, February 28 -11 AM - “Mr. Kaplan “Rock in the Red Zone ” Regal Ballantyne Ina Pinkney, the “Breakfast Queen,” is a living legend in Chieago who overeame disability and prejudiee to mn a restaurant that beeame a loeal institution. MR. KAPLAN- $10 Wednesday, March 2 - 7:15 PM - Regal Ballantyne 76-year old Jaeob Kaplan looks baek on his life and questions its worth. When he hears a rumor about a loeal resident, he sees his ehanee for redemption and em barks on a erazy mission with the help of his equally dispirited part ner. WEDDING DOLL - $10 Saturday, March 5 - 7:15 PM - Regal Ballan tyne Hagit, a beautiful young woman with a mild mental defieieney, dreams of inde- ^ pendenee and love while her overproteetive mother saeri- fiees her own life to wateh over her. (Continued on page 31)

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