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The Hamptons Synagogue’s 2018 Jewish Film Series & Author Discussion Forums



This season, the Hamptons Synagogue is offering a most tantalizing selection of Jewish and Israeli themed films. Synagogue members and Hamptons regulars will be treated to the following films.

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

July 16th – The Testament

Sunday, July 22nd (Tisha B’Av) – BESA: The Promise

July 23rd – Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

July 30th–Humor Med

August 2nd – 1945

August 13th – The History of Love

August 20th – The Cakemaker

The Cakemaker

August 27th – Foxtrot

The 2018 Author Discussion Series take place on Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm. The following authors will discuss their recent and past works and field questions from the audience in what promises to be lively and thought provoking conversations.

July 12th – Ruby Namdar – “The Ruined House”

July 19th – Kenneth Bonert – “The Mandela Plot”

July 26th – Dara Horn – “Eternal Life”

BESA: The Promise

August 2nd – Alexandra Silber – “White Hot Grief Parade & “After Anatevka”

August 9th – Francine Klagsbrun – “Lioness: Gold Meir and the Nation of Israel”

August 16th – Avi Jorisch – “Thou Shall Innovate”

August 23rd – Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat – “President Carter: The White House Years”

August 30th – Cheryl Machat Dorskind – “Celebrating Life Through Photography”


Kenneth Bonert – “The Mandela Plot”

Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat – “President Carter: The White House Years”

Edited by: JV Staff

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