Mother Tongue

A passionate, crusading Yiddisher tries to keep the Eastern European language alive in the cosmopolitan center of the Jewish state

Darling Wendy

A breathless biography of Wendy Wasserstein hints at the tensions in the playwright’s life but, like its subject, fails to confront them

Upstaged

Our celebrity-obsessed culture is depriving children of the lessons learned through playing bit parts

Foretold

The Israeli actor and activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, born to a Jewish mother and a Palestinian father, was murdered in the West Bank yesterday, but his legacy of peace, art, and cooperation must live on

The Yiddish Robin Hood

New musical has a greedy Jew, but in the neighborly way

Everything’s Coming Up Moses

Songs from Tablet Magazine’s ‘Gypsy’-inspired Passover musical

Sex, Kabbalah, and the Academy at Fringe

NYC theater festival starts this week

Writer’s Heirs Duke It Out

Ferenc Molnar was a Hungarian Jewish novelist

Is ‘Nazi Soap’ a Myth?

Play suggests no; historian says yes

Sundown: Madoff Stole My Savings

And all I got was this lousy t-shirt

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