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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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The Fifth BW FIDDLER

After a month of previews, Broadway's fifth Fiddler on the Roof premiered today at the Broadway Theatre at 1681 Broadway (on the corner of 53rd Street). This is the final event – some might even say the culminating event – … Continue reading

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TUVIA VE’SHEVA BENOTAV

There is a good reason why Tuvia Vesheva Benotav (the Israeli version of Sholem Aleichem's Tevye stories) is rarely seen. It doesn't deserve to be. Although of great historical interest to Fiddler Fanatics like me, it is objectively awful and best … 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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2/8: Bikel Screening

Meet Legendary Theodore Bikel at Spertus in February! “People ask me: ‘Where are your people from?’ And I say: ‘Bukovina.’ And they say: ‘Where is that?’ And I say: ‘Okay, used to be Russia. When my parents were born, it … 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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