Category Archives: Tzivi's Events

CFIC Executive Director: Why I push films “By & About Women.”

From October 25th through November 5th, Metro Chicago will be hosting the 12th Annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema at theaters in Chicago, Glenview and Skokie. On Wednesday, November 1st, nestled in the midst of this twelve day celebration of … Continue reading

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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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COLLIDING DREAMS

3/25/16 Update (posted today on JUF Online): Colliding Dreams opens in Metro Chicago today (March 25) at the Music Box Theater on Southport and the Landmark Renaissance Center Cinema in Highland Park. For times and tickets, follow these links to the Music … Continue reading

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CARVALHO’S JOURNEY

NYC SHOUT-OUT: Carvalho's Journey is playing at the Center for Jewish History on March 15 as part of the 2016 Sephardic Film Festival. Filmmaker Steve Rivo will be onsite for a post-screening Q&A. To order tickets, visit the CJH website. (Presented by … Continue reading

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ART & HEART

First JLH Day at the 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival Full Title = Art and Heart: The World of Isaiah Sheffer Affectionate BioDoc by Catherine Tambini about Manhattan mensch Isaiah Sheffer. Sheffer is well-known nationally as the creator and host of … Continue reading

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NATASHA

First JLH Day at the 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival Stunning adaptation by David Bezmozgis of his 2001 short story Natasha.  Bezmozgis is clearly obsessed with the story of Natasha--for good reason--and he made the excellent decision to both … Continue reading

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CFIC ’15: Sweet Home Chicago

11/3/15: With Cindy Stern​ at the 2015 CFIC. Taking a break during our marathon screening of "The Amsalem Trilogy" (To Take a Wife, Shiva and Gett). Grueling, yes, but this was such a powerful experience that I can only hope to … Continue reading

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CFIC ’15: The Gett Trilogy

The 10th annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema begins this week, and as regular readers already know, I will be flying in from Brooklyn to participate in a special screening of The Gett Trilogy on Tuesday, Nov. 3. This is … Continue reading

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CFIC ’15: Tzivi’s Guide

Tzivi's Guide to the 10th Annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema By JAN LISA HUTTNER Patrons of this year’s Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema (CFIC) will have a rare opportunity to see one of the most significant accomplishments in the … Continue reading

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