In memory of filmmaker Yahav Winner, who was killed on October 7 protecting his wife and young child, Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan is holding an evening honoring Yahav’s life and work in Kibbutz Aza through film and conversation.
The event will feature a screening of Yahav’s short film The Boy, which powerfully captures the experience of living on a kibbutz on the border of Gaza, a recorded interview with his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor living in Ashkelon, and testimony of Yahav’s wife Shaylee which is part of a new project to capture testimonies of those impacted by the October 7 attack.
Following the screening, there will be a live video conversation with members of Yahav’s family in Israel.
Ticket Price: $5.00 + donation
In partnership with Anshe Chesed, B’nai Jeshurun, Central Synagogue, Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, Darkhei Noam, Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – the Bayit, The Jewish Center, The New Yorker, Romemu, The Society for the Advancement of Judaism, USC Shoah Foundation.
Tax-deductible donations to help the Winner family and other families directly affected by the attacks of October 7 can be made to Migdal Ohr here.