For devotees of Philadelphia’s thriving restaurant scene, Eilon Gigi is a familiar face. But how does the son of Moroccan Jews who grew up in Ashdod, Israel find his way to the top of the Philadelphia restaurant world?
Schlueterstrasse 27 centers around a woman — playwright Andrea Stolowitz herself, in this case — tracing her family’s roots and history in Berlin after discovering her grandfather’s diary at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
For a man who’s toured the world and been a smash on Broadway and in Las Vegas, you might think playing the Keswick Theatre in Glenside is sort of like a future Hall of Famer being sent to the minor leagues. But Jackie Mason doesn’t see it that way.
The third annual Biblical Brew Off was held at Congregation Rodeph Shalom and put Team Jesus from St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church tap to tap with Team Moses of Rodeph Shalom and a new, interfaith team of women from both congregations, Team Eve, to see who could ferment the best brew.