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‘Brilliant’ is how Dr. Ruth describes Tovah Feldshuh’s portrayal of her

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By Julia Gergely (New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Mark St. Germain’s play “Becoming Dr. Ruth” — a one-woman show about famed sex therapist and...

Dean Malissa Wanted to Be An Actor. He Ended Up as George ...

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George Washington’s legacy is quite literally the United States of America. So when Daniel Shippey became the nation’s foremost Washington impersonator at Mount Vernon, the...

‘The Sabbath Girl’ Offers Relatable Story

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“The Sabbath Girl” by Cary Gitter, which debuted at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El on Dec. 11 as part of Theatre Ariel’s new season, is...

Playwright Watches His Work Come to Life

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While in high school in Leonia, New Jersey, Cary Gitter won a young playwright’s contest, then got to watch his show on a stage,...
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Steven Spielberg, Tracee Ellis Ross Among 2022 Jewish Golden Globes Nominees

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The Golden Globes won’t be televised, but there will be Jewish honorees — among them two directors at different stages of their directing careers.

Jewish Theater Legend Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

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Stephen Sondheim, the Jewish lyricist and composer who redefined the American musical through a monumental canon of influential and innovative theatrical works, has died at 91.

Kanye West Calls for a ‘Christian Kibbutz’ Movement

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 Kanye West’s trips to Israel clearly left a mark on the rap superstar.
Alan Cumming (left) is a white man with slicked back grey hair sneering playfully at the camera wearing a grey plad suit. Next to him, Ari Shapiro, a younger man with dark, cropped hair is smiling and wearing a red plaid suit.

Ari Shapiro’s ‘Och and Oy’ to Run at Kimmel Cultural Campus

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Though host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered since 2015, Ari Shapiro is far from having a face made for radio. The journalist will...

David Lee Roth, Van Halen’s Proudly Jewish Frontman, to Retire

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David Lee Roth is done running with the devil.
Emiliano Messiez is an Argentine man with a short hair and beard wearing a black t-shirt and has headphones over his ears. He is playing the piano.

Hadassah Event to Preview Musical ‘Bordello’

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Playwright and lyricist Barbara Bellman was translating poetry for her master’s degree in fine arts at American University when she stumbled across the story...