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What could be better: Jewish comfort food, a klezmer band, amazing local coffee and a great film!

A great way to kick off your SJFF Sunday with a belly full of belly lox and belly laughs.

Start the Festival off right by attending this delicious special event on Sunday, March 26. Matzoh Momma Catering proudly hosts this annual soul- and belly-filling music-filled event before the screening of the film THE LAST LAUGH (PG). This incredible spread features smoked salmon smear with a panoply of bagels, Matzoh Momma's famous blintz loaf with sour cream and fresh fruit preserves, egg salad with toasted almonds and a quashadu (Sephardic frittata of eggs, feta and Parmesan cheese). Come rave about Matzoh Momma's fresh homemade, flavorful Jewish comfort food.

THE LAST LAUGH: Can the Holocaust be funny? Top comedians and survivors weigh in.

Enjoy music by the The KlezKatz! klezmer band 9:;30 - 10:30 a.m.

A special thank you to Pip and Miriam Meyerson of Matzoh Momma Catering and their staff for a wonderful event and generous donation.


Special Event (Brunch & Film) $25 |$20*

Discount* for SJCC members, youth under 13/seniors 65+/students w/ID.
Film only general admission tickets also on sale.



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About the Event

Sunday, March 26 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Il Fornaio, 600 Pine Street
By invitation only (mailed March 1) - RSVP required by March 21 (space limited)

The Stroum Jewish Community Center thanks festival sponsors and donors and welcomes honored guests by offering them a scrumptious, expansive buffet of authentic rustic Italian dishes, great wine and desserts at downtown Seattle's favorite trattoria, Il Fornaio. Rub shoulders with festival VIPs, local and international filmmakers and guest artists, dignitaries, SJCC board members and local leaders at this annual fete and festive feast.

VIP Gala Dinner Invitations and sponsor benefits were mailed in mid-February. Please alert if you did not receive them.

NOTE: If you would like to attend the Advance Screening of THE ZOOKEEEPER'S WIFE before the VIP Gala, you will need your VIP Pass(es). Please arrive 15 min. before the 5:15 PM showtime to guarantee seeting.

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Make a minimum gift of $500 to attend, $1800 to join the REEL Mensch Donor Tribute Circle:

Thank You VIP Gala Sponsor:


L'chaim sponsors: 

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