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Israeli Culture and Food

You might consider learning more about Israel and its cuisine. You can seek going to the Wilkes Public Library and getting books on the country and its history. You can also go to the website My Jewish Learning to seek more information on their cuisine and language. You can consider visiting the Synagogue in Charlotte on a Day trip. You might consider going to the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival. Check out more on the festival at : http://charlottejewishfilm.com/ .

Seek out the months near Passover to teach your kids about the Israeli culture and learn more about Israel.

Movies you might seek to see:

The Jewish Cardinal :

" This historical drama tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, who maintained his identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism and later joining the priesthood. Quickly rising within the ranks of the Church, Lustiger was appointed Archbishop of Paris by Pope Jean Paul II – and found a new platform to celebrate his dual identity as a Catholic Jew, earning him friends and enemies from both groups." You can see more on the film at : http://charlottejewishfilm.com/films/#jewishcardinal .

There are many other interesting films to explore at the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival. You can then seek out more resources at the Wilkes Public Library and learn more about Israel.