October 29, 2009
11th of Marcheshvan, 5770
This is an email announcement regarding the documentary film, Lonely Man of Faith: The Life and Legacy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
Welcome to the over 50 people who joined this list since the last mailing!
The following screening is coming up very soon:
Saturday night, October 31
(14th night of Marcheshvan) at 8 PM
: Young Israel of Merrick, NY,
located at 107 S. Hewlett Ave
. The screening is co-sponsored by Young Israel of North Bellmore
. Following the screening, Rabbi Menachem Genack
, Rabbinic Administrator of the Kashrut Division of the Orthodox Union
, and a close student of the Rav, will share his reflections and answer questions. Rabbi Genack served as an advisor on the film, There will be a charge of $5 for members and $10 for non members. For more information, contact Stanley Fish at 516-623-4194.
I'm excited to announce these additional screenings:
, November 14
(28th night of Marcheshvan) at 7 PM
: St. Louis Premiere
at the Steinberg Auditorium
of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts,
(enter off Forsyth just west of Skinker). Sponsored by Bais Abraham Congregation
, Nusach Hari B'nai Zion Congregation
, St. Louis Hillel
at Washington University
, the St. Louis Rabbinical Council
, and Young
Israel of St. Louis
. $5 suggested donation
For more information contact:
(10th night of Tevet): Young Israel of Staten Island
, NY, 835 Forest Hill Rd.
I know many of you are eager to purchase the film on DVD and I continue to get regular requests both from individuals and organizations. I want to let you know that I'm working on finding a distributor as well as the more technical details. I hope to have an update for everyone fairly soon. In the meantime, I appreciate your continuing patience.
On October 6, Chol Ha-moed Sukkot
, the film screened once again at the Jerusalem Cinematheque
. I actually haven't heard anything about the screening, so if you were there, please drop me a line
If you have an interesting experience or story connected to the film, please don't hesitate to share them with me. You can simply reply to this email (don't worry, it will only go to me).