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Diamond Fiddler - Laden with Happiness and Tears

Welcome to the newest FF2 Media Site This book is for all the directors and dramaturges, all the cast members on stage and all the crew members behind the scenes, who will pool their talents to present new productions of Fiddler on the Roof from 2017 to 2039. As you gather in high schools, colleges, and community theaters…

Diamond Fiddler book is an eye-opening deep dive into Fiddler on the Roof!

ByAmazon Customeron April 7, 2017 Jan Lisa Huttner shares sixteen years of scholarly study, feminist revisionism, and personal story as she sheds light on the unknown —or ignored — facets of Fiddler on the Roof. The author writes into the future:to the Diamond Anniversary of 2039, 75 years after the Broadway debut. I thought that…

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Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholem Aleichem

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholem Aleichem Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholem Aleichem, a new documentary from the National Center for Jewish Film, is an intentionally personal story told by one of the most accomplished and politically-influential Jewish entertainers of the 20th Century. Director John Lollos combines scenes from Bikel’s acclaimed solo…

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Congregation Beth Emeth Dvar Torah

Congregation Beth Emeth D’var Torah Jan Lisa Huttner will do the Dvar Torah at Temple Beth Emeth in Flatbush, discussing the Daughters of Zelophehad as the precursors of Tevye’s daughters in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The five Daughters of Zelophehad make their first appearance in this week’s Parsha “Pinchas” (Numbers Chapters 26 & 27). Join…

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Congregation Beth Emeth Sisterhood Lecture

Congregation Beth Emeth Sisterhood Lecture Unlike most discussions of Fiddler on the Roof, this presentation will turn the spotlight on women—the female characters in Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye stories and the women in Solomon Rabinowitz’s personal life. Solomon Rabinowitz loved women—especially his wife Olga and their many daughters—and Huttner contends it was this love that enabled…