Theater & Dance
Tom Bird Bears Witness to Two Wars and the Holocaust
A Vietnam veteran wanted to bring to the theater a story about his father, a veteran of World War II. It meant facing the horrors of war with brutal honesty and love.
Samuel G. Freedman
· June 16, 2016
Resting in Peace on Pearl Harbor Day
My father wasn’t in Pearl Harbor on that infamous day, but the attack changed the course of his life
· December 7, 2015
My Cousin Harry: A Jewish Story of the Greatest Generation
Through a portrait of a war vet who loved children, a glimpse of a lost Jewish-American world
· July 3, 2014
In Israel and Palestinian Territories, British Still Tend Memory of 16,000 War Dead
A tour of the cemeteries maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission reveals oases of calm—but few living visitors
· November 11, 2013
IDF Vets Fight for Better P.R.
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
· March 27, 2012
Flying Two Flags
American veterans of the Israeli army face alienation from their peers in both countries. A group called Aluf Stone gives them a place to belong.
· March 16, 2012