Cara Joy David

Stage Presence: Fyvush Finkel performs in David Ives?s play 'New Jerusalem,' running through February 3 in New York.

This Year in ‘Jerusalem’: Fyvush Finkel Takes the Stage

By the age of 80, most people have retired. But 85-year-old Fyvush Finkel has no such plans. “I’m going to keep going until I expire,” the gregarious performer said with a laugh. “There was once an actress called Sarah Bernhardt, and she made 50 years of farewell appearances. I’ll make at least 20, and I’m starting now.”

A Tribute To Comedic Trailblazers

‘It’s not prudish, but it’s clean and smart. It’s definitely something that people who like to go to theater will appreciate — it’s not low rent. And it’s hilarious.”

Back to Berlin

What would happen if, in our time, a German chancellor urged 6 million Jews to relocate to Germany? That is the question posed by Israel Horovitz’s play “Lebensraum,” which will enjoy a limited engagement at off-Broadway’s Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row from December 13 through December 30.

New York Theater Teems With Jewish Fare

Looking to see a show that has a Jewish slant? Well, here’s some good news. Four off-Broadway comedies have taken the guesswork out of the selection process for you. “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy,” “25 Questions for a Jewish Mother,” “A Jew Grows in Brooklyn” and “Jewtopia” all wisely advertise their orientation within their titles.