Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Av 13, 5775

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Musicals like "Legally Blonde" don't just need lawyers to show all the right moves on putting together a success. They need a dance captain. Enter, stage right, Spencer Howard, J.D. -- Jewish dancer -- to show them the steps. Howard has his own Riff on success: After graduating from New York University just two years ago, the theater newbie found...
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Will the Yiddish police raid the Wilma?
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Wait, a minute, who you calling ... "Schmucks"? Nothing personal, just playful, muses Roy Smiles. He should know: Reviews have smiled down on the playwright's "Schmucks" since its debut in 1992 in London; it is about to receive a sweet 16 of an anniversary with a premiere staging here, at the Wilma Theater, opening this coming Wednesday after a series...
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The Moscow Yiddish Theater was devoted to art and the revolutionary spirit
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Back in June, I wrote about a book that dealt with the Byelorussian city of Vitebsk, the birthplace of Marc Chagall, a terrain that provided the famed artist with a source of inspiration for his paintings. In fact, on the cover of the book, which was called, appropriately enough, Vitebsk , there was a reproduction of one of the painter's...
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Jews utilize comics to find a way to soar
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Aaron Passman, Staff Writer
If your idea of comic books is capes and tights and nefarious villains, then it's time to look again. As comic books and graphic novels have become an increasingly respected literary format in the past few decades, there's been a complementary trend in examining the Jewish connection to comics -- a medium that, like the film industry, began with no...
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After T-day, make the most of all those leftovers
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Not very much food goes to waste in my house. Turkey noodle soup, made the day after Thanksgiving with the carcass, is something I look forward to all year, perfect for the Shabbat dinner following T-Day. (If I'm invited to someone else's table, I always ask for the bones they won't be using). To make a rich, delicious stock, you...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jul 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Wed. Jul 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
7:00 PM

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