Arts

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Old photo of Tovah Feldshuh's mother adjusting her daughter's veil

Tovah Feldshuh Pays Tribute to Mom in Memoir

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Broadway has been dark for over a year, but Tovah Feldshuh keeps busy. The four-time Tony nominee and star of Broadway productions like “Yentl,”...

David Broza Slated for Two Local Performances

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David Broza, the trilingual Israeli singer-songwriter who has performed all over the world, will come to the Sellersville Theater for a benefit concert on April 17.

An April Shower (of Books)

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Another month, another slew of exciting new Jewish books.

Review: “Philip Roth: The Biography”

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Philip Roth was born March 19, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, and, until his death in 2018, he was still trying to figure out what that meant.

Local Author Pens Book on Jewish Festivals

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Ronit Treatman, a local writer and the former president of the Philadelphia Jewish Voice, published a book intended to explain Jewish festivals to people who may be connecting to their Jewish ancestry for the first time.

‘American Birthright’ Asks, ‘Why Be Jewish?’

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When Becky Tahel learned her younger sister Gal was going to marry a non-Jewish man, she began to grapple with whether she should marry Jewish herself.

Israeli TV Show ‘The Attaché’ on Acorn Misdirects

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Chief among the many odd choices made by the creators of “The Attaché,” an Israeli dramatic series from the producers of “Shtisel,” is the...

Reviews: New Books by Marc Lamont Hill, Mitchill Plitnick, Menachem Kaiser

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“Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics” Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick The New Press “Except for Palestine” is a muddled, confusing book. Marc Lamont Hill,...

Five Notable Jewish Nominees for the 2021 Oscars

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"Mank,” the black-and-white Netflix film about Jewish screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, leads the slate of Academy Award nominations in a year when most Americans viewed movies via streaming services.

Netflix Announces ‘My Unorthodox Life’ Series Based on Ex-haredi Fashion Mogul

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Netflix’s stream of Orthodox Jewish-themed content isn’t stopping anytime soon.