Category Archives: Tzivi's Events

ROSENWALD

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Aviva Kempner’s triumphant new BioDoc Rosenwald introduces us to a Jewish-American philanthropist who used the fortune he amassed as the CEO of Sears, Roebuck and Company to make a permanent impact on African-American life for generations past and generations to come. Although … Continue reading

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CFIC ’15 Sneak Peek

Posted 8/31/15 in JUF Online.

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CJFF ’15

Congratulations to my friend David Chack for successfully shepherding the second annual Chicago Jewish Film Festival team. Below is my post for the JUF. This was the first post of mine–in almost 5 years–that hit the top position in the JUF’s … Continue reading

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IWWG ’15 Spring Conference

International Women’s Writing Guild Member Author Panel 2015 Spring “Big Apple” Conference JLH Intro: From roughly 1983 to 2002, I worked as a Healthcare Computer Consultant. So basically this was from the dawn of hospital information systems (when people first started getting … 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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The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer: Review by Jan Lisa Huttner

Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978. He was the first Yiddish author to be honored with a Nobel Prize for Literature, and he is quite likely to be the last Yiddish author ever to be honored with a … Continue reading

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CFIC ’14

Tzivi’s Take on the 2014 Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema The range of options included in CFIC ‘14 runs the full gamut from A to Z, and the bookends—A Place in Heaven and Zero Motivation—are both so good—and so different—that … 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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