A Holocaust Survivor Dies — and a Secret Child Is Revealed

One week after my 85-year-old grandmother died, I learned that she had abandoned her first child and kept her son a secret for decades.


‘Fiddler’ and Arthur Miller Score Big in Tonys (But Not as Big as ‘Hamilton’)

“Hamilton” leads this year’s pack of Tony Award nominations with 16. “Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Crucible” and “A View From the Bridge” follow behind…but not that close behind.

Two Yiddish Plays Get Drama Desk Nods

In a coup of sorts for the Yiddish theater, Yiddish productions of both “Death of a Salesman” and “The Golden Bride” have been nominated for Drama Desk awards.

Bruce Springsteen Sidekick Steve Van Zandt Lashes Out at Boycott Israel ‘Idiots’

Amid rumors that Bruce Springsteen will perform in Tel Aviv this summer, he and his E Street band have come under fire from supporters of boycotting Israel.


Hungary Is Hungry for Jewish Food — and All the Dish

Pastrami in Poughkeepsie, latkes in Budapest, restaurant openings and closings and everything happening this week in the world of Jewish food.

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