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Hunting Elephants

Patrick Stewart (far right) in Hunting Elephants = Named “Best Supporting Actor” in the 2014 Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema 🙂   Photo Credit: Hunting Elephants (Courtesy of CFIC)

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The Women Pioneers

Named “Best Documentary Film under 60 Minutes” in the 2014 Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema 🙂

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Zero Motivation

Zero Motivation was written & directed by Talya Lavie = Named “Best New Filmmaker” in the 2014 Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema 🙂 Photo Credit: Dana Ivgy (Courtesy of CFIC)

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Ophir Update/CFIC ’14 Sneak Peek

JLH UPDATE: Immediately after this post went live on JUF Online, Chicago friends contacted me to say that while Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem was not on the 2014 CFIC schedule (Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema), it was part of the 2014 CIFF schedule (Chicago International Film Festival). So I contacted Music Box Films & […]

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Welcome 5775

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu Melech haolam, shehechehyanu, v’kiy’manu, v’higianu laz’man hazeh. Our praise to You, Eternal our God, Sovereign of all: for giving us life, sustaining us, and enabling us to reach this season. Richard & I have an incredible amount to be grateful for as we enter the Jewish Year 5775. Two years ago, […]

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Celebrating FIDDLER’s 50th!

September 22, 2014: And the sun rose like it was any other “normal” day, oblivious to the fact that I have been working towards this particular day for a decade. So here it is, September 22, 2014, the 50th Anniversary of the day Fiddler on the Roof made it’s Broadway debut, and I now have an […]

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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 Roof for the Chicago YIVO Society’s “Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture.” This year’s lecture was called […]

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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 first Broadway production—opening night on Broadway—was September 22nd, 1964. So a month from now, we […]

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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 of the first Broadway production—opening night on Broadway—was September 22nd, 1964. So a month from […]

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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 of the first Broadway production—opening night on Broadway—was September 22nd, 1964. So a month from […]

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