JCC Manahattan and Generation R at the JCC Present: Film – THE HUMORIST Directed by Michael Idov (Russia, Latvia, Czech Republic 2019, 101 min) In the 1984 Soviet Union, Boris, a Russian-Jewish stand-up comedian, is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities. Fame, combined with lack of personal freedom, is […]
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Generation Я is an initiative at JCC Manhattan for Russian Jews created by Russian Jews. Sharing similar childhood and immigration experiences, Russian-speaking Jews (RSJs) in their 20s, 30s, and 40s create and experience programs that explore the dual nature of their identities as American Jews from Russian-speaking families.