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The Ethics of The Father, AKA The Gangster and The Grandpa
October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A performance written and performed by Jesse Bernstein. “Beginning in 1950, and continuing for nearly a decade, my grandfather was the doctor to the head of the Jewish Mafia in New Jersey…” Drawing on the stories of an unlikely friendship and
the teachings of Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers), this powerful one-person show explores morality, legacy, and Jewish identity in America. The performance will be followed by a conversation with actor/playwright Jesse Bernstein lead by Theatre Ariel Artistic Director, Deborah Baer Mozes. For the trailer, go to:
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