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Spertus Welcomes Lisa Rivo

Lisa Rivo, co-director of the National Center for Jewish Film, to speak at Spertus In 1938, Lodz, Poland’s second largest city, was a dynamic center of manufacturing and commerce, and approximately one-third of its residents-almost a quarter of a million people-were Jewish. Within five years, the Jewish population had been “purified” by the Nazis, and […]



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 believe in the characters, then I will follow them anywhere. And this is true even […]