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The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be the screening of a special film commemorating Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av. The screening will take place Sunday, July 26 at 2:00 pm in the HMLC theatre, Jewish Federation of St. Louis Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. This date in the Hebrew calendar marks the destruction of both the first and second temples in Jerusalem, and several other tragic events in Jewish history.

Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good, a 2002 documentary directed by Matej Minac, tells the inspiring story of Nicholas Winton, whose heroic actions in 1938 led to a rescue operation that saved over 650 Jewish children. Nicholas Winton: the Power of Good is in English and has a running time of 64 minutes.

Rabbi Ze’ev Smason of Nusach Hari-B’nai Zion Congregation will lead a discussion following the screening. This program is free of charge and open to the public although reservations are appreciated. For information or to RSVP, please call 314-442-3711 or email