Kim Bendheim

Kim Bendheim, far left, at age 7 with her family.

A WASPy Jew Finds Her Roots

Kim Bendheim’s family celebrated Jewish assimilation. She writes about abandoning her family’s WASPy roots to get married under a chupah and study for an adult Bat Mitzvah.

‘Landmark of Dreams’: A Place Teeming With Love, Loss, Memory and Folklore

The mind of choreographer Jody Oberfelder is preoccupied. It swirls with love, folklore and dreams, fixations she shares with another artist of a different medium, Marc Chagall. Oberfelder pulls her ideas and images for dances from diverse sources, including Chinese puzzles and the Brothers Grimm. But Chagall holds a special place in her