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The Queer Jewish Arts Festival

The Queer Jewish Arts Festival

Sponsored by the Grandchildren of Harvey M. & Lyn P. Meyerhoff Philanthropic Fund

In honor of Pride Month this June, join us for a series of programs celebrating multiple facets of our identities including gender, race, religion and class through film and theater. This festival will highlight local, national, and international artists who are making art with Queer and Jewish content and examine the complexity of how we present ourselves and move throughout life.

Pride Pass: To maximize your experience, take the full multidisciplinary journey and purchase a Pride Pass for access to all three events! Choose between an all-virtual pass or attend the stage performance in-person. All film screenings are presented virtually.

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2022 Festival Events:


Gordon Center for Performing Arts
June 16 | 7:30pm | In-Person or Virtual

Written and performed by Yochai Greenfeld, this one act Drag-Play deals with rejection and acceptance of queer people within the Jewish family and community.
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Virtual Screening Window: June 20-26
A documentary film following four very different Israeli teenagers, on the verge of military conscription, divulge the turning points in their transitions.
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Virtual Screening Window: June 20-26
A documentary film exploring the lives of Orthodox-Jewish LGBT people who willingly choose to marry heterosexuals and raise a heteronormative family, obeying the rules of their societies while denying their own identities.
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J Arts Enrichment

The Gordon and the JCC bring arts enrichment & cultural events to the community. We offer high-quality arts classes, trips, films and other creative opportunities for adults as well as dance, music and performing arts programs for youth. You can find them at the Gordon Center or in the classrooms and studios of the Rosenbloom Owings Mills and Weinberg Park Heights JCCs. 

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