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Annual Savannah Jewish Film Festival celebrates diversity of the world around us

24 Jan 2018

“The diversity of Savannah is one of the wonderful defining attributes of living here,” says Jacqui Drazen, community programming coordinator at Savannah’s Jewish Educational Alliance.


Savannah Jewish Film Fest returns with uplifting roster

18 Jan 2017

It’s been more than a decade since the Joan and Murray Gefen Memorial Savannah Jewish Film Festival began, and over that span of time, this annual showcase of Jewish-themed cinema has slowly but steadily grown in both notoriety and scope.


SCAD professor Debra Malschick displays new artwork at JEA

28 Dec 2016

Opening Jan. 8 is an art show taking place at a gallery that may have been somewhat unknown up until now, but hopefully won’t be for long.


JEA honors legendary tenor Richard Tucker

16 Nov 2016

The Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah will honor legendary operatic tenor Richard Tucker with a free program presented by his son, Dr. David Tucker.


Annual Levy Memorial Concert to feature Savannah VOICE Festival singers and Velvet Caravan

18 May 2016

For the second year in a row, the free annual Levy Memorial Concert will feature artists from the Savannah VOICE Festival performing with Velvet Caravan.


‘A Winter’s Schpiel’ should be a memorable evening at Jewish Educational Alliance

24 Feb 2016

Rabbi Robert Haas of Mickve Israel refers to himself as “the Michael Jordan of clean comedy in Savannah,” but his satire is wickedly funny.


Savannah Jewish Film Festival features another diverse lineup

27 Jan 2016

It’s hard to believe Savannah’s Jewish Film Festival has been around, in one form or another, since 2003.


Savannah Jewish Film Festival schedule

20 Jan 2016

The Savannah Jewish Film Festival runs from Jan. 27-Feb. 6 at the Savannah Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.


Civil rights play ‘I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly!’ returns to JEA

20 Jul 2015

The last theater production Dr. Ja A. Jahannes worked on before his death will be presented July 26.


Do Savannah's top 10 list: How about some free reggae in the park?

27 May 2015

There's no better way to welcome summer in Savannah than the free SCAD New Alumni Concert in Forsyth Park. 


Exhibition, lecture highlight incredible story of Jews in China

27 May 2015

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University, in partnership with the Jewish Educational Alliance, is presenting an unusual exhibition opening May 31.


Son of Nazi commander to speak at Savannah Holocaust Remembrance Day

08 Apr 2015

​It might seem a strange choice for Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger to be invited to speak at Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 15 at the Jewish Educational Alliance.


Savannah Jewish Film Fest encompasses all backgrounds

21 Jan 2015

The Savannah Jewish Film Festival is one of the city's (sadly) best kept secrets.