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PJFF -- Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel

  • National Museum of American Jewish History 101 South Independence Ml East Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)

Closing Night Film
Monday, May 14, 2018
5:30 pm & 8:00 pm
At the Museum

Details and tickets at

5:30 PM Screening --  General Admission: $15
8:00 PM Screening -- General Admission*: $20
*includes post-film panel discussion and reception

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE in honor of Israel70
The Museum is proud to support the 37th Season of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival.

PJFF Closes out its 37th Annual Season with bases loaded, and is heading home with Israel’s national baseball team as they compete in the World Baseball Classic for the first time in history.

After years of defeat, Team Israel proves they are underdogs no longer, finally ranking among the world’s best teams in 2017 and eligible to play in the prestigious international tournament. With a lineup that features Jewish American Major League ballplayers like ex-New York Mets first baseman, Ike Davis, ex-Houston Astro, Josh Zeid, and ex-Braves catcher, Ryan Lavarnway, no one expected Team Israel to make it as far as they did....READ MORE/PURCHASE TICKETS

Sponsored by: National Museum of American Jewish History and Larry and Cindy Rappoport

Director: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger
Genre: Documentary Feature
Country: USA | Israel | Japan | South Korea
Year: 2017
Running Time: 1 hr 27 min
Language: English