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Film With Local Connection Next in Reading Jewish Film Series

by Jewish Federation of Reading

Nov 05, 2019
Jewish Federation of Reading

Filmmaker to attend screening and discuss film

Wyomissing, PA — The Jewish Federation of Reading announces COJOT, the second film of the sixth annual Reading Jewish Film Series, will screen on Sunday, November 10, at 3pm at Fox Berkshire (800 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing).  The Reading Jewish Film Series is co-sponsored by the Rubin Educational Fund of the Jewish Federation of Reading and Fox Theatres. Admission is $8 per film or $6 per film for JCC members.

COJOT is a documentary that tells the virtually unknown story of a Holocaust survivor who set out to kill his father’s Nazi executioner and ended up playing a key role in one of history’s most daring rescue operations, Operation Entebbe. It runs 85 minutes.

The film will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Boaz Dvir, professor at Penn State University Main Campus and the son-in-law of Pastor Alan Wolkenhauer from Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading. COJOT is also co-sponsored by Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom and Trinity Lutheran Church.

Admission is $8 per film ($6 for JCC members).  All films will be shown at Fox Berkshire (800 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing). Tickets can be purchased at the theater box office, kiosks, or online at www.foxshowtimes.com. All seats are reserved heated recliners, and seat selection takes places at the time of purchase.

The Jewish Federation of Reading is the planning, coordinating and fundraising arm of the Jewish community. The Federation raises and allocates funds with The Jewish Federations of North America’s collective efforts in support of many vital national and international Jewish organizations. 

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based Fox Theatres was founded in 1957 by Richard Fox and continues to be family-owned.  Today Fox Theatres operates theaters in Reading, Pa., and Ocean City, Md..

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