Film: Theodore Bikel - In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Date: November 5, 2019  - Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Merage JCC Show map
Contact: Nicole RosensonPhone: 9494353400 ext. 161Email:

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Tuesday, November 5, 7:00 p.m.

Documentary, 75 minutes


Portraits of two beloved icons – Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel – are woven together in this enchanting documentary

which combines Bikel’s charismatic storytelling and masterful performances with a broader exploration of Aleichem’s remarkable life as a pioneer of modern Jewish literature and champion of the Yiddish language.

Film followed by Q&A with Aimee Ginsburg Bikel, widow of Theo, and director of The Theodore Bikel Legacy Project


$15 JCC members, $20 public, $20 at the door.