Ed Rampell

Maccabee on the Mantel, For Jewish Tyke Who Has Everything

Move over Elf on the Shelf — Maccabee on the Mantel may be just the ticket for the Jewish child who has everything.

A People's Theatrical History of Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn sought to put a populist stamp on history. A playwright who saw a kindred spirit in him is bringing the Jewish activist author’s life to the stage.

Zayd Dohrn's 'Muckrakers' Is Ripped From His Radical Royalty Bloodline

Zayd Dohrn’s new play is a politically charged thriller for the Wikileaks era. What else would you expect from the scion of ’60s Jewish radical royalty?

The World's Best Hummus

From New York to Beirut and Jerusalem, these are some of the best bowls of hummus out there.

Love, Sex and Hummus

Filmmaker Trevor Graham spent months on a quest for the best hummus. For him, love and the chickpea spread have been inextricably linked since he dated a Jewish girl as a teenager.

A Different Kind of 'Right of Return'

Every Jew can come to Israel and gain citizenship. Playwright Israel Horovitz’s ‘Lebensraum’ opens with an outrageous twist on this tenet.

Finding ‘Homeland’ at L.A. Women’s Theatre Fest

In her one-woman show, ‘Homeless in Homeland,’ Sariyah Idan morphs into 17 characters — Jewish, Palestinian, male and female, young and old.