The Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival promotes Jewish values and diversity through the medium of film, striving to entertain, educate, and raise community awareness of Jewish identity, history, and culture. The Festival was conceived in 2001 by Mel Pomerantz, whose persistent efforts brought it to life. 

Committee

Wendy Barker, PhD • Jim Barshop • Clarance Dickinson* • Steven G. Kellman, PhD • Sandy Levenshus*
Alan Petlin • Ann Pomerantz • Sharon Teich • Sandy Weingart
*2019 Film Festival Co-Chairs


Sponsors

A production of the Mel Pomerantz Cultural & Performing Arts Series, the Festival is presented with generous support from the following sponsors*:

Producer

Elsa Barshop • Jolene & Steve Davis • Randi & Bob Hutchens • Mary Sue & Maurie Kern • The Lazarus-Gershenhorn Family Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation • Ann Pomerantz • Laura & Jack Richmond • Barbara & Stanley Spigel • Francie & Harris Sterling • Maxine & Dick Zucker

Director

Leigh & Jim Barshop • Beldon Roofing Company • Susan & Jon Blumenthal • Luann & Larry Cohen • Dr. Roxanne Henkin & Marylou Daugherty • Toni & Richard Goldsmith • Gail & Robert Gurwitz • Dana & Bruce Hendin • Jeff Kavy • Shirley & Charles Lerner • Sandy & Saul Levenshus • Danny Markson • Judy & Seymour Palans • Kristy & Alan Petlin • Myra & Abe Ribak • Bari & Arthur Rosenthal • Bonnie Reed & Stu Schlossberg • Phyllis Davis & Leonard Seidner • Lynn & Rabbi Samuel Stahl • Alice & Richard Thorner • Sherie & Anatole Trakhtenbroit • Bette & Jack Vexler • Sandy & Mel Weingart

Cinematographer

Gayle & Stanley Alterman • Kate Badash • Beverly & Mike Birnbaum • Linda & Stanley Blend • Clarance Dickinson • Financial Life Advisors • Claire Golden • Jayne & David Gordon • Great Adventures, Inc. • Mindi Alterman & Glen Halff • Danna & Jim Halff • Sally Halff • Ruth & Hal Hoine • Roxana & Jerry Kelfer • Wendy Barker & Steven G. Kellman • Barbara & Herbert Keyser • Michele & Alan Krapf • Rochelle & David Lefton • Louise Mandel & Brant Mittler • Max & Louie's New York Diner • New Balance San Antonio • Suzanne & Rusty Palmer • Nancy & Barry Portnoy • Sandra & Stanley Rosenberg • Ray Schneider • Alicia Leff & Dr. Stephen Shanfield • Renee & Brent Silber • Carol & Kenneth Sugarman • Kenneth Train • Leslie & Jon Tramer • Tina & Brian Weiner • Rene & Martin Wender • Ginny Wind • Ruthie & Dick Wurzburg

*As of February 1, 2019.

For more information about the Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival or sponsorship opportunities, contact Allison Cornwell at (210) 302-6828.

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This program is accessible to individuals that are differently abled. Find out more by clicking the image on the left.

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