Monday, July 25, 2016 Tammuz 19, 5776
Cost:
Free, Bring a can of package of kosher food for the Mitzvah Food Project
Location:
Gratz College Auditorium
7605 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Comment0

A Place at the Table screening

January 19, 2014 12:00 PM-2:30 PM

Act Against Hunger Sponsors Free Screening of Documentary “A Place at the Table” in honor of Martin Luther King Day

     On the eve of Martin Luther King Day, the Jewish Community Kehillah of Old York Road Act Against Hunger will sponsor a viewing of the newly released documentary on hunger, "A Place at the Table," and a discussion about ending hunger in our region.
 
     "A Place at the Table," an official selection at multiple film festivals, including Sundance and Philadelphia, will be shown on Sunday, January 19 at noon at Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. The film follows three American families who maintain their dignity as they struggle to eat.

     Following the screening, a local witness to hunger will offer a first-hand account of the daily struggle of living with food insecurity and Julie Zaebst, Policy Manager, the Coalition Against Hunger, Philadelphia will discuss actions we can take to end hunger in our community.  http://www.hungercoalition.org.

     This film screening is free to the entire community. The public is encouraged to bring a can or package of kosher food to the screening to donate to the Mitzvah Food Project.

****************
 

Act Against Hunger is a collaborative group of local Jewish institutions concerned about hunger in our community.

Further details of the free event are attached.

For additional information: please contact:

Dr. Elissa Waldstein at: [email protected]

More Events from

Wed. Aug 3
7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of mah jongg with the Sisterhood of Old York Road – Temple Beth Am at 7 p.m.,  For more information call 215-886-8000.
Wed. Aug 3
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
After touring the museum and discussing several works of art together, we will break into small groups and spend time with one work of art, comparing perspectives on what the artist has done to foc
Thu. Aug 4
5:30 PM-11:30 PM
Annual Jewish National Fund Philadelphia Poker Tournament.  More details to come!
Thu. Aug 4
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Join us for a BYO (bring your own) dinner picnic and PJ Library story time! jkidphilly will bring the dessert and a cra
Fri. Aug 5
6:00 PM
KABBALAT Shabbat Services beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Temple Beth Torah Chapel, with Kiddush and Motzi to follow in the Saltzman Biblical Garden. For more inforamtion call 215-886-8000

Browse the Calendar

Filter by Date
E.g., 2016-07-25
E.g., 2016-07-25
Advertisement

The Calendar

Tue. Jul 26
KleinLife: Montgomery County
11:00 AM
Tue. Jul 26
Jewish Learning Venture
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Subscribe To our E-Newsletter

Advertisement