Lila Neugebauer is constantly busy these days. For several years now the award-winning 32-year-old Off Broadway director has been working on between five to seven plays a year, not to mention smaller projects on the side.
Rabbi Nachum Shifren, a.k.a. The Surfing Rabbi, hopes rabbis will encourage their yeshiva students to be more physically active.
Thirty-five years ago, Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld co-wrote the script for a musical called “The Golden Land” in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Forverts, the world’s oldest Yiddish newspaper.
In a 1945 letter, his wife writes that they simply couldn’t take care of his brother’s children who had just survived the Holocaust.
Menachem Daum’s “The Ruins of Lifta” is a complex, thought-provoking film which shows what happens when an Orthodox filmmaker meets a Palestinian on the West Bank.