"SRUGIM" - The hit Israeli TV series, with
guest Eliezer "Laizy" Shapiro, series creator
Jewish Forum and The Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival present a
two-night event, featuring three episodes of the new season, and
with a very special live guest: series creator and director Eliezer
Applauded for its true-to-life and nuanced
portrayal of the modern-Orthodox community in Jerusalem, Srugim
follows five friends looking for love in Jerusalem, while grappling with
issues of religious identity and
commitment. The title “Srugim” refers to the style of crocheted
skullcap (“Kipah Srugah”) that is often worn by modern-Orthodox men
in Israel – and to the inter-woven connections among friends dealing with
Rave reviews describe the series as
“groundbreaking” (Israelity.com), “refreshing and clever” (Jerusalem.com),
and “hugely popular among religious and secular Israelis alike” (Ynet
News). It has acquired a very large and loyal following in the U.S.
and Canada as well.
Monday, March 19, 7:30 PM, Handleman Hall, the West Bloomfield JCC:
Screening of the new season’s episodes 1 and 2,
approximately 40 minutes each, with English subtitles. The setting,
characters and plot lines will be given a brief introduction by
Janice S. Goldfein, MSW, ACSW, a
psychotherapist in private practice in Farmington Hills.
Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 PM, Handleman Hall, the West Bloomfield JCC:
Screening of the new season’s episode 3,
approximately 40 minutes in length, with English subtitles, followed by an
extensive Q&A with Laizy Shapiro, series creator and
A full episode guide
will be provided to all attending.
Tickets are $10 per evening, or $18 for the two-evening series, and may be
obtained through the Berman Center box-office, or by calling the Jewish
Forum at 248-354-6415, or by e-mailing <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
*This series is co-sponsored by: