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Film: Eli and Ben

  • Congregation Kol Ami 1008 West Water Street Elmira, NY 14905 (map)

Eli and Ben is the story of a twelve-year-old boy whose life changes when his father, the municipal architect of Herzliya, is charged with taking bribes. In school, Eli had been a chronic troublemaker, frequently sent to the principal’s office. Although he believes that his father is innocent, his questions change his attitude about life and himself.

It stars Lior Ashkenazi, whom we saw last  year in Footnote, Yuval Sheva, and Tsahi Grad, and is in Hebrew with English subtitles. We’ll see it on Tuesday, August 20, at 7:00 p.m.