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Schedules

Upcoming Events

Events Listing
September 30, 2020
08:00 pm
Virtual Gordon Center

A virtual discussion with Deepak Chopra in conversation with guest host Nadia Bilchik, CNN Editorial Producer, on the book, Total Meditation: Practices In Living the Awakened Life, a complete exploration on meditation and a complete reinterpretation of the physical, mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual benefits that the practice can bring. Dr. Chopra will also be leading a short meditation.

Part of the In Their Own Words: Virtual Author Series, presented in partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium.

October 01, 2020
08:00 pm

[ 1989 | Dir: Steven Spielberg | PG-13 | 127 min ]

The third installment in the widely beloved Spielberg/Lucas Indiana Jones adventure saga finds the intrepid archaeologist teaming up with his father in a thrilling quest to find the fabled Holy Grail. Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott, John Rhys-Davies and River Phoenix.

Showing on the BIG screen at Gordon Outdoors, our new drive-in movie venue!

October 05, 2020
08:00 pm

With Liel Leibovitz
Part of The Wisdom Studio Series

October 08, 2020
08:00 pm
Gordon Outdoors

[ 1984 | Dir: Herbert Ross | PG | 107 min ]

When a Chicago teenager relocates to an uptight Midwestern town where dancing and rock music have been banned, he leads an uphill battle for change with the help of his new best friend and the defiant daughter of the conservative minister who stands in their way. Featuring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Christopher Penn, Sarah Jessica Parker and an electrifying soundtrack full of Top Ten Hits of the 1980s.

Showing on the BIG screen at Gordon Outdoors, our new drive-in movie venue!

October 15, 2020
08:00 pm
Virtual Gordon Center

A virtual discussion with entrepreneur Steve Madden, in conversation with Holly Firfer, on his unflinching new memoir, The Cobbler: How I Disrupted an Industry, Fell From Grace, And Came Back Stronger Than Ever. 

Part of the In Their Own Words: Virtual Author Series, presented in partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium.

October 18, 2020
07:00 pm

Marc Dollinger will speak about his book, Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance of the 1960s, followed by a discussion with by Dr. Gil Ribak, Associate Professor at the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona.

October 19, 2020
07:00 pm
Virtual Gordon Center

VIRTUAL Screening Window:
Opens October 19 at 7:00pm | Closes October 21 at 7:00pm
Zoom Discussion: October 21, 7:00pm with guest speaker Micah Hendler

Germany, 2019 | German, Hebrew, Arabic, and English with English subtitles
Some Adult Content

When a famous conductor tries to create an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra, it takes all his skills and resources to overcome the discord and get them to play in harmony. Discussion with guest speaker Micah Hendler, founder and artistic director of the acclaimed Jerusalem Youth Chorus. 

Part of the BJFF Virtual Fall Film Series

October 27, 2020
08:00 pm
Virtual Gordon Center

A virtual discussion with bestselling author and victims-rights advocate Nancy Grace, in conversation with Sirius radio host, John Lemley, on her new guide to personal safety. 

Part of the In Their Own Words: Virtual Author Series, presented in partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium.

November 04, 2020
08:00 pm

With Mark Oppenheimer
Part of The Wisdom Studio Series

November 08, 2020
12:30 pm

Tamar Manasseh, the African American rabbinical student who is leading the fight against senseless killings on the south side of Chicago, will be in discussion with a representative of the Jews of Color Initiative. Ticket includes link to view the film, THEY AIN’T READY FOR ME, in advance of the Sunday session. The film viewing window will be open from November 4-5. 

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