Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria
Showings
West Newton CinemaTue, Nov 13, 2012 7:00 PM Rush Line Only  
 
Film Info
Director(s):Jeff Lieberman
Year:2012
Language:Hebrew, English with subtitles
Running Time:95 min
Type of Film:Documentary
Premiere Status:New England Premiere
In Person/Special Program:Director Jeff Lieberman
Film Subject William Miles, professor of political science at Northeastern University
Website:http://re-emergingfilm.com/Home.html
Twitter:https://twitter.com/Reemerging
Sponsored By:Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
Description

In an African country where Christians are terrorized and their churches burned down, it is a decision of extraordinary bravery for Nigerians to declare themselves Jewish, which has been done by thousands of lgbo.  Even deniers of the Igbo’s claim that they are a Lost Tribe of Israel will be impressed by the Nigerians’ intense commitment to practicing Jewish ritual, learning Hebrew and keeping Kosher.

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