You might think that comedy and Orthodox Judaism don’t go together. Meet 7 comedians who are defying that stereotype.
The Ma’aleh School in Israel has pioneered videotherapy, which uses video and storytelling techniques to help the bereaved, including the families of the victims of terrorism.
In Orthodox circles, the female singing voice has been considered off-limits to men. But that hasn’t stopped a new generation of Orthodox women singers from bringing their talents to women-only crowds.
Though the Orthodox world is generally known as an insular one that shuns movies, a new generation of Orthodox women are challenging that preconception with their ambitious “For Women Only” movies.
From Hamodia to Mishpacha, these editors run some of the most successful Haredi publications around. But will they publish a picture of Hillary Rodham Clinton is she becomes president? That’s a tough one.
Stan Fischler is Madison Square Garden’s hockey historian, a connoisseur of bad puns and a fan of religious observance.
For its first play in English, New Yiddish Rep has chosen “Land of Fire,” Mario Diament’s play about an Israeli woman reconciling with the terrorist who attacked her. The result is a controversial and impassioned production.
Founded in 1996, Al-Jazeera has been the target of some skepticism, particularly with regard to its coverage of Israel. But that hasn’t kept a number of Jewish journalists from working for the network.
Fifty years ago, Martin Duberman debuted the play “In White America.” Today, the 85-year-old playwright finds the revival of his drama is more relevant than ever.
In 1970, Sherman Yellen and ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ lyricist Sheldon Harnick brought ‘The Rothschilds’ to Tony Award-winning Broadway fame. Now Simi Horwitz catches up with the duo as they launch Rothschild 2.0.