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Teen Screen

Sunday, November 8, 2020 21 Cheshvan 5781

1:00 PM - 2:00 PMZoom

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel 

Sponsored by the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

A stirring story of sports, patriotism and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team competing for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. After years of defeat, Team Israel is finally ranked among the world's best in 2017, eligible to compete in the prestigious international tournament. Their line-up included several Jewish American Major League players―Ike Davis, Josh Zeid and ex-Braves catcher Ryan Lavarnway―most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism, let alone having ever set foot in Israel. Their odyssey takes them from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem where they are greeted as heroes, to Seoul where they must debunk their has-been, wannabe reputations. With their Mensch on the Bench mascot by their side, the team laughs, cries, and does much soul-searching, discovering the pride of representing Israel on the world stage.

Watch the film at your convenience for free first.

https://vimeo.com/471214224  Password: Menemsha

Then get online and join us in discussion and meet with the Director of the film - Jeremy Newberger! 

Zoom SVJFF Teen Screen

Time: Nov 8, 2020 01:00 PM 

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