Washington DC Jewish Community Center

The Screening Room and Kurlander Program for Gay & Lesbian Outreach and Engagement (GLOE): Eyes Wide Open
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Eyes Wide Open
Monday, May 3, 7:30 pm
Film and discussion

2009 - Israel - Hebrew/Yiddish (with English subtitles) - 90 minutes

Director: Haim Tabakman

Aaron, a respectable butcher in Jerusalem's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, is married to Rivka and is a dedicated father of four children. One day he hires Ezri, a handsome twenty-two year old student, as an apprentice and soon develops feelings for him.

As the relationship grows, Aaron starts to neglect his family and community life, swept away by his love--and lust--for Ezri. But a foreboding guilt, inner torment and intense condemnation from the community catch up with him, leading him to make a radical decision.

View a trailer of the film here.

Post-film discussion with special guests:

Rabbi Jeffrey Greenberg, Ordained Rabbi from Yeshiva University
Shira Frank, GLOE Advisory Committee Member
Jonathan Gilad, DC Minyan LGBT Liaison

Presented in partnership with the 16th Street J's Kurlander Program for Gay & Lesbian Outreach and Engagement (GLOE)

Date:
Time: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Address:
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States

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