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  • Jewish theater hits its stride

    “There was a time when every Jewish play was either about Yankele or the Holocaust,” one Jewish theater director says. Not anymore. There has been tremendous creative growth, with works ranging from biblical tales to unflinchingly political pl

  • Dance activist wins ‘genius’ grant

    Liz Lerman is the only true genius I know,” declares Rabbi Daniel Zemel of Washington’s Temple Micah, "and I know some very, very intelligent people." A choreographer, dancer, community organizer and teacher, Lerman received a MacArt