Ed Rampell


Maccabee on the Mantel, For Jewish Tyke Who Has Everything

By Ed Rampell

Maccabee on the Mantel, For Jewish Tyke Who Has Everything
Move over “Elf on the Shelf” — the “Maccabee on the Mantel” may be just the ticket for the Jewish child aged three to eight who has everything.Read More


A People's Theatrical History of Howard Zinn

By Ed Rampell

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.Read More


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

By Ed Rampell

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?Read More


Love, Sex and Hummus

By Ed Rampell

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.Read More


The World's Best Hummus

By Ed Rampell

At Hummus Lina in Jerusalem, bowls of hummus are topped with mashed fava beans. Photo: Courtesy of ‘Make Hummus Not War.’ Read More



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