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Here’s to You, Jewish Moms of Musical Theater

The Jewish moms—including Golde from ‘Fiddler’ and Trina from ‘Falsettos’—who deserve our reverence. Also, call your mother already.

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Streisand Will Not Star in ‘Gypsy’ Film Adaptation After All

Even for Barbra fans that’s good news, because the musical needs a live audience to work its magic

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Sitting Shiva for Smash

The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art

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Convivencia

A plaintive Gypsy song, possibly of Ladino origin, is hybridized and reinterpreted, then viewed on the Internet, where roots and homelands blur

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Sundown: Defiant Syrians Continue Protests

Plus the Auschwitz abortionist, a Hillary-less Sit Room, and more

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Daybreak: Change Is Coming to Egypt

Plus CUNY trustee digs deeper, and more in the news

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Sundown: Gaza’s ‘Planned’ Economy

Plus Mama Streisand, Judah Magnes, and more

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Everything’s Coming Up Moses

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

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Unleavened

Questions, answers, entrances, and exoduses—our complete Passover coverage

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Kindred Spirits

The overlapping musical traditions of the Roma and the Jews

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