Adult Outreach Program, Reston: Film "Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem"

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
1441 Wiehle Avenue
Reston, VA

Contact: Carla Rosenfeld


Special Film: Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem
75 Minutes | Documentary | USA English
The story of two beloved icons — Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel — are woven together in this enchanting documentary. Theodore Bikel, the unstoppable performer whose career spanned more than 150 screen roles and countless stage and musical productions, was also the foremost interpreter of Sholom Aleichem's work. Bikel, who passed away in 2015, played Tevye the Milkman on stage more than 2,000 times. Sholom was a pioneer of modern Jewish literature who championed the Yiddish language and created dozens of indelible characters. His Tevye the Milkman, Motl the Cantor's Son, and Menachem Mendl — "shtetl Jews" — remain invaluable insights into pre-war Eastern European Jewish life.

Please RSVP to Roberta Sherman at Optional lunch at a local restaurant to follow program. Let Roberta know if you would like to attend the lunch when you RSVP.
Fee: $7 all participants (pay at the door)

Inclement Weather Policy
If Fairfax County schools are closed, our Adult 55+ program is canceled. If schools have a delayed opening, we will hold the program at NVHC at the regular time.

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