2015

January 25- Co-sponsored with The 18th Annual Miami Jewish Film Festival
We are pleased to present ‘The Sunday Showcase’ at the Cosford Cinema
Introduction and talk-back for each movie by Prof. Haim Shaked, Director of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies and the George Feldenkreis Program in Judaic Studies at the University of Miami
1:00pm
OPERATION SUNFLOWER, Miami Premiere
Directed by Avraham Kushnir
Israel | 105 minutes | 2014. Hebrew with English subtitles.
A powerful historical drama about the events that led up to Israel’s development of a nuclear option.
 
3:30pm
BIALIK: KING OF THE JEWS, North American Premiere
Directed by Yair Qedar
Israel | 2014. Hebrew with English subtitles.
Cutting-edge animation and first-person narration by Chaim Topol (Fiddler on the Roof).
Prof. Eugene Rothman will join Prof. Shaked in the talk back.
 
8:30pm
A PLACE IN HEAVEN, Miami Premiere
Directed by Joseph Madmony
Israel | 117 minutes | 2013. Hebrew with English subtitles.
The fateful contract between a secular Israeli army officer and a devout young Holocaust survivor has profound and unexpected consequences in this decades-spanning epic film.
Presented with the short documentary film GOD IS KIDDING

The Cosford Cinema
5030 Bronson Drive, UM - Coral Gables Campus
General Admission: $13; Seniors/Students: $11; Film Festival Members: $9

April TBA – Legacy Luncheon for HSSI interns and survivor partners.  By invitation only.  Noon – 2:00 PM at the Miller Center, 5202 University Dr., Merrick Bldg. #105. 

TBA – Lecture by Prof. Brian Schmidt on “The Quest for the Historical Israel: debating archeology and the history of early Israel”.  Co-sponsored with UM’s Department of Religious Studies. From 4:00-5:30 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

TBA - Haifa University Holocaust workshop. From noon to 3:00 PM at the Miller Center, 5202 University Dr., Merrick Bldg. #105. By invitation only.

TBA – Lecture by Dr. Charles Asher Small on “Global Anti-Semitism – A Crisis of Modernity”. Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (ISGAP). At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882. Free and open to the public.