Film: Theodore Bikel - In the Shoes of Sholom AleichemDate: November 5, 2019 - Time: 7:00 pm
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.