Simi Horwitz


Israeli Films Show Nuance at Tribeca Film Fest

By Simi Horwitz

Israeli Films Show Nuance at Tribeca Film Fest
Two films screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival show subtle and nuanced perspectives on Israeli life from a woman’s point of view.Read More


Why Being Barbra Streisand Can Be a Drag

By Simi Horwitz

Why Being Barbra Streisand Can Be a Drag
Steven Brinberg is part of a tradition of Jewish drag performers dating back centuries. But you’d better not call him Babs until he’s on stage doing the ultimate Streisand imitation.Read More


On and Off Broadway, 2013 Was the Year of The Transitional Jew

By Simi Horwitz

On and Off Broadway, 2013 Was the Year of The Transitional Jew
Shlomo Carlebach appeared on stage this year. So did Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Asher Lev and a passel of other characters. What did they all have in common? This was the year of Jews in transition on and off Broadway.Read More


It's Not Easy Being a Jewish Artist in a Muslim Land

By Simi Horwitz

It's Not Easy Being a Jewish Artist in a Muslim Land
Venturing into global conflict zones, some of which are Muslim, can be challenging to Jewish theater artists. Two women share the perils they have faced in Iraq and elsewhere.Read More


The Return of 'The Rise of David Levinsky'

By Simi Horwitz

The Return of 'The Rise of David Levinsky'
‘The Rise of David Levinsky’ was once trumpeted as the next ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ Now, the collaboration between the late Isaiah Sheffer and Bobby Paul is getting a second shot.Read More






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