Ze’ev’s Place – 18th January – Film Screening ‘The Jewish Cardinal’

Zeevs Place January 2015 copy

Join us at Ze’ev’s Place on Sunday 18th January 2015, 6:30pm.

Film Screening ‘The Jewish Cardinal’

The Jewish Cardinal tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at a young age, and later joining the priesthood. Quickly rising within the ranks of the Church, Lustiger was appointed Archbishop of Paris by Pope Jean Paul II – and found a new platform to celebrate his dual identity as a Catholic Jew, earning him both friends and enemies from either group. When Carmelite nuns settle down to build a convent within the cursed walls of Auschwitz, Lustiger finds himself a mediator between the two communities – and may be forced at last to choose his side.

Please call 020 7580 1355 or email bookings@centralsynagogue.org.uk to book your place and for venue details.

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