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JCCNS Presents “Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel”

Top Pick April 30, 2019 Gloucester $12.00 - $16.00
“Heading Home: A Tale of Team Israel” (Promotional still)
“Heading Home: A Tale of Team Israel” (Promotional still)

A stirring story of sports and patriotism, “Heading Home” charts the underdog journey of Israel’s national baseball team competing in the World Baseball Classic. The line-up includes several Jewish American Major League players, most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism. Their odyssey takes them from Tel Aviv, where they are greeted as heroes, to Seoul, where they debunk their “has-been” reputations. With their “Mensch on a Bench” mascot by their side, the team discovers pride in representing Israel on the world stage (91 minutes).

The May 5 screening features special guest speaker Neal Hoffman, creator of “The Mensch on a Bench” and former Marblehead resident.

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Fact Sheet
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Cape Ann Cinema & Stage
21 Main St
Gloucester, MA 01930
$16.00 April 30 screening
$12.00 May 3 & May 5 screenings

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