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Sharing Jewish and Israeli culture with D.C.

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Avalon Theatre hosts Israeli film nights on fourth Wednesday of every month MARCH 27, 2011 Marlena Chertock D.C. and Maryland residents can get a taste of Israeli culture through film by attending the Avalon Theatre’s Israeli film nights. Every fourth Wednesday of the month, the Avalon Theatre in D.C. hosts a screening of an Israeli […]

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Breaking the silence

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Award-winning filmmaker raises awareness of rape by Marlena Chertock, February 25, 2010 A two-time Emmy-Award winning documentarian lamented the culture of denial and complicity in the world when it comes to rape Thursday night at Elon University. Filmmaker Lisa Jackson screened clips of her film “The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo,” which she made in 2007 during […]