Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The Musical?

A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project

At Masada, Opera Gets a Powerful Backdrop

Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress

Ruby Dee’s Jewish Turn

The actress saw her 1953 role in The World of Sholom Aleichem as formative

Meyer Levin’s Anne Frank

A controversial radio play of the famous diary—rejected in 1952 as too Jewish—gets a second airing

L’Antisémite, Banned at Cannes

A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry

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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