Win tickets to the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF)

A scene from the Yiddish film Menashe starring Menashe Lustig.

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to celebrate the very best of contemporary Israeli and Jewish-themed cinema, with 64 premiere films from around the globe, and a host of Q&As and special events.

Opening with moving Yiddish drama, Menashe, and closing with JD Salinger’s biopic The Rebel in the Rye, starring Kevin Spacey and Nicholas Hoult, JIFF 2017 is four weeks of entertaining, challenging and diverse cinema that’ll make you laugh, cry and feel inspired.

JIFF 2017 opens in Melbourne on 25 October, and in Sydney on 26 October. More information and tickets at

The Australian Jewish News has 10 general admission double-passes to giveaway to the festival. The passes are valid for all JIFF general sessions (excluding Opening and Closing Nights).

Competition entries close on Friday, 13 October at noon.

This competition is open to Australian residents only. Employees of The Australian Jewish News and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. Competition entries close on  13 Oct 2017 at noon. The winners will be drawn at The AJN Melbourne office on 13 Oct 2017. The winners will be drawn randomly and contacted by email only, using the email registered by the winner. The AJN cannot be held responsible for entrants failing to check their email or providing incorrect information. Winners’ names and details may be passed on to the promoter for winners to redeem prizes. Please note that the prizes are only those mentioned in the competition notice and are non-exchangeable. Tickets are general admission only, and are not valid for opening or closing nights, or any other special events. Winners’ names will not be published due to privacy concerns, however, winners’ names will be kept on record at The Australian Jewish News Melbourne office. Unless otherwise notified, winners must must pick up their prize from the AJN offices, located at Level 1, 589 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick, Victoria or Level 1, 55 Grafton Street, Bondi Junction, NSW. NSW Permit Number: LTPM/08/00233