Screenplay Strategizing

With your choice of a dozen films from around the world, taking advantage of the 32nd annual Phila­­delphia Jewish Film Festival could require some...

The Benefits of Apartmentalization

In 2006, Arnon Goldfinger found himself in a situation familiar to virtually anyone who has experienced the death of an older relative. He was...

Kleinstein Time on the Main Line

  When the Idan Raichel Project played to a sold-out crowd of 800 in March at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, they did more than just rock...

The Joy of Six

Write a memoir in six words? It sounds preposterous, but Larry Smith has compiled books from such six-word missives, including one focused on Jewish...

The Watchlist: Week of Oct. 18, 2012

  Family Pictures Oct. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. marks the opening reception for “Generation to Generation,” the new exhibition at University of the Arts....

Talk Show

  From the tough sell de­part­ment, theatrical division: Trying to convince potential investors and audiences alike that watching an imagined 80-minute conversation (no intermission here,...

Next Wave

The arts broke new ground as the 21st century began.
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That’s Entertainment

The arts flourished in Philadelphia by mid-20th century and continued to find all sorts of outlets, both professional and amateur.

Portraits of the Artists

Before and during the 20th century, Jewish expression in the arts was as varied as the Jews themselves.
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Warren Hoffman

  Warren Hoffman The nice Jewish boy from Broomall holds one of the keys to the future of Philadelphia’s Jewish arts scene. Warren Hoffman’s love for...