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‘Hungering for America’ topic of Beth El talk


BANGOR — The author of “Hungering for America: Italian, Irish and Jewish Foodways in the age of Migration” will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Congregation Beth El, 183 French St.

Author Hasia Diner, professor of American-Jewish studies at New York University, will trace the migration path of the three main immigrant groups that came to the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Diner is widely known for her work on immigration and ethnic history.

For information, call 945-4578 or e-mail

Searsport church plans turkey supper

SEARSPORT — The United Methodist Church on Route 1 will hold its monthly turkey supper on Saturday, April 9.

Known as “the best deal in town on the second Saturday of the month,” it features a buffet-style, all-you-can-eat turkey supper with all the trimmings, topped off with a selection of homemade pies.

Doors open at 4 p.m. and dining begins at 5 p.m.

Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12.

For more information, call 548-2239.

Bangor synagogue, Colby to screen Israeli film

BANGOR — Colby College in Waterville and Congregation Beth Israel,144 York St., will co-sponsor a screening of the Israeli film “My Father, My Lord” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at the synagogue.

Discussion with cinematographer Yoav Kosh will be held after the film is shown.

“My Father, My Lord” by David Volach, depicts a man, devoted to a life of study and worship, who hopes to impart his faith to his young son. In a journey to the inner world of the believer, he comes face to face with the silence of God.

The film, which is in Hebrew with English subtitles, is part of the series “Israeli Society Through the Lens of Cinema.” For more information, call 945-3433.

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