America’s most daring and insightful playwright tried to warn us that we were going haywire. By making him a hate object, American theater has made us all poorer.
Jay, who died over the weekend, gives a dramatic reading of Silverstein’s ode to him, ‘The Game in the Windowless Room’
All the news that’s fit to skim
And, naturally, gets slammed by the left’s cultural kommissars
New Israeli films and the occasional siren at the Jerusalem Film Festival
Plus four more ‘knockout’ arrests, and more in the news
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria
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Lacquer screens, silk pillows, even statues of Buddha—when it comes to decorating their homes, why do so many Jews look to Asia for inspiration?
They can have their ham and their goose
Plus Peres ‘ashamed’ of rancid bills, and more in the news
David Mamet’s The Secret Knowledge, an assault on liberal values and politics, should be viewed not as a polemic but as a yet-to-be-written play about his usual subjects: scams and hustlers
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David Mamet draws a cartoon
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