Nate Bloom

Playwright Hits the ‘Heights’ When Hollywood Calls

Stories of promising writers plucked from obscurity by big-time producers may be the stuff Hollywood fantasy is made of, but — for the fortunate few — life sometimes imitates art.Five years ago, Amy Fox was a 24-year-old playwright with a one-act play being performed off-Broadway. As luck would have it, a favorable New York Times review caught

More Tears by the Rivers of Babylon

It is impossible to compile an absolutely accurate list of the Jewish service personnel who have been killed in Iraq. The Defense Department no longer keeps statistics on the religion of its personnel. Moreover, Jewish chaplains observe a policy of strict confidentiality regarding the faith of service personnel and will neither confirm nor