This Fall & Winter join us for Saratoga Jewish Community Arts...

Members of the community are encouraged to watch the films beforehand, and then join a socially distanced forum on a Zoom panel discussion. The films are available through one or more of the following: Netflix, HBO, YouTube, Amazon, Amazon Prime or other creative outlets you may choose. Registration required. Please email [email protected] for Zoom access. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


February 7 @ 7pm - I Am Not Your Negro

Virtual Film Discussion

Saratoga Jewish Community Arts with a grant from Jewish Federation of NENY presents a panel discussion for this film.


Based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript Remember This House is this 2016 documentary film directed by Raoul Peck and narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson. It explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin's reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as his personal observations of American history. 


March 14 @ 7pm Shanghai Ghetto

Virtual Film Discussion

Saratoga Jewish Community Arts with a grant from Jewish Federation of NENY presents a panel discussion for this film.


Documentary film narrated by Academy Award winner Martin Landau tells the fascinating but little known story of German Jews in the late 1930's who were trying to escape persecution, but country after country closed its doors to them. The only place in the world that didn't require entrance visas was the international city of Shanghai.

February 21 @ 7pmMatthew M. Neugroschel Annual Jewish Storytelling - Virtual Storytelling

Saratoga Jewish Community Arts, in partnership with Temple Sinai and with a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, presents its seventh Annual Jewish Storytelling Event featuring both local and regional storytellers on February 21, 2021 at 7 PM.


Experience our storytelling program by Zoom this season with some of our favorite bards. Our storytellers’ love for storytelling unites all of them. They use it in multiple ways through their daily lives and are coming to SJCA to share their passion with you, the listeners. 

April 11 @ 7pm Yiddish World Remembered

Virtual Film Discussion

Saratoga Jewish Community Arts with a grant from Jewish Federation of NENY presents a panel discussion for this film.


A 2002 documentary directed by Andrew Goldberg and narrated by Elliot Gould looks back at the all but vanished Jewish way of life that existed in eastern Europe before World War II. Through archival films, vintage photographs, traditional cantorial and Klezmer music, and personal recollections, once-vibrant cities and small towns come alive again.


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