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According to a recent survey, some American Jews are assimilating in an entirely unexpected direction: Jews constitute only 2 percent of the U.S. population but almost 30 percent of non-Asian American Buddhists. Bill Chayes and Isaac Solotaroff’s documentary Jews and Buddhism: Belief Amended, Faith Revealed explores the phenomenon with footage of the Dalai Lama and such “Jew-Bu”s as Allen Ginsberg, David Ben-Gurion, and “Zen Rabbi” Alan Lew, who wrote the autobiographical One God Clapping. The film will be followed by a discussion, “Buddhist Like Me?,” with Rabbi Tamara Miller, the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center’s Director of Jewish Living and Learning, and local journalist Martha Sherrill, whose book The Buddha From Brooklyn tells the tale of the Jewish woman who came to preside over a Buddhist enclave in Poolesville. At 7:30 p.m. at the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. $7.50. (202) 518-9400. (Mark Jenkins)