Category Archives: Lectures

D’var Torah for Parsha Pinchas (5777)

D’var Torah for July 15, 2017 By Jan Lisa Huttner Park Slope Jewish Center Brooklyn, NY Follow link to download text as a PDF file: 17July15DvarTorahPinchas My D’var Torah today on Parsha Pinchas is about “cherry-picking,” a subject which immediately leads … Continue reading

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From Madame Sholem Aleichem

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Rabinowitz Family! Follow link to download eVite as a PDF: 16May08eVite Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 2 PM Park Slope Jewish Center in Brooklyn 1320 8 Avenue at 14th Street Program… Treats… Hugs… Free 🙂 Dear Friends/Tayere Khaveyrim: Hodel … Continue reading

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Spertus Welcomes Lisa Rivo

Lisa Rivo, co-director of the National Center for Jewish Film, to speak at Spertus In 1938, Lodz, Poland's second largest city, was a dynamic center of manufacturing and commerce, and approximately one-third of its residents-almost a quarter of a million … Continue reading

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3/14: Yente/Yenta TBE

Todah Rabah, Sheynem Dank, and Thanks Much to all the Brooklyn Khaverim who attended my Women's History Month lecture Yente/Yenta: How a Name Became a Noun at Temple Beth Emeth. Once again, my sponsor was the TBE Sisterhood under the … Continue reading

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My Kinda Town

Todah Rabah, Sheynem Dank, and Huge Thanks to everyone who came to Northbrook Public Library on 8/13, Harold Washington Library Center on 8/14, and/or Wilmette Public Library on 8/19 to hear the sixth in my annual series of lectures on Fiddler on the … Continue reading

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WPL: Thank You!

Todah Rabah, Sheynem Dank, and Huge Thanks to everyone at Wilmette Public Library who helped to make my 8/19 lecture possible and to everyone who came to cheer me on 🙂 ************************* “Fiddler on the Roof. The opening night of the … Continue reading

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HWLC: Thank You!

Todah Rabah, Sheynem Dank, and Huge Thanks to everyone at Harold Washington Library Center who helped to make my 8/14 lecture possible and to everyone who came to cheer me on 🙂 ************************* “Fiddler on the Roof. The opening night … Continue reading

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NPL: Thank You!

Todah Rabah, Sheynem Dank, and Huge Thanks to everyone at Northbrook Public Library who helped to make my 8/13 lecture possible, as well as everyone who came to cheer me on 🙂 ************************* “Fiddler on the Roof. The opening night … Continue reading

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How FIDDLER has become…

Sincere thanks to Paul Wieder of the JUF News for this new post about my August lecture series for the Chicago YIVO Society's annual Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture 🙂 ************************* September 22, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Broadway … Continue reading

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5774: Shabbat Pinchas

7/11/14: Our wonderful Rabbi (Rabbi Heidi Hoover) is away on a well-earned vacation, so Services at Temple Beth Emeth are lay-lead for the month of July. Knowing of my interest in the Daughters of Zelophehad, I was invited to do … Continue reading

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