Tag Archives: Fiddler on the Roof

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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IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU

I am so wrapped up in seeing new films since my move to Brooklyn that I rarely get the chance–or even have the desire–to do much else. But a visit from our friends Mary Lou & George was just the … 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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MAMELE

National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF) restores beloved Molly Picon film Mamele! Click HERE to read my interview with NCJF co-director Lisa Rivo for the JUF News! What makes a movie “good”…? For me, it’s usually the characters. If I … 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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Theodore Bikel ITSOSA

Full Title = Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholem Aleichem “I carry Sholem Aleichem with me. I have my entire life… So these two stories, these two journeys are intertwined, his and mine, even though we never met… This … 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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