March 31, 2014 at 2:09 am by Jonah Rank
I sat down on Sunday to interview Sydney Schiff, artistic director of Sydney Schiff Dance Project, to talk about her company’s latest piece, Dry Bones: Resurrection of the Living. We hope you enjoy this audio interview! (New format… our web presence is in a re-structuring process; let us know what you think!) Sydney Schiff Dance Project […]
June 4, 2012 at 7:17 pm by Timna Burston
Jewish history repeats itself in Dark Shadows.
May 29, 2012 at 11:19 am by dmkwait
Aliens as a conversation piece for anti-Semitism…
May 21, 2012 at 10:23 am by Jonah Rank
Guided by complementary visions of the afterlife from Paul Simon, the Talmud and an old Jewish joke, Jonah imagines his late grandfather in the afterlife.
March 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm by Jonah Rank
The rock opera Next to Normal is all about living on the edge. Living on the edge of normal. Living on the edge of comfort. Living on the edge of stability. Τhe show breathes life into a peculiar teaching attributed to Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav: The world is a very narrow bridge, but the essence […]
February 2, 2012 at 1:45 pm by Timna Burston
The Lorax, a modern parable for the Jewish mystic.
April 22, 2011 at 11:04 am by Timna Burston
I have always found the following passage, read each year during Passover, rather alarming: “Shfoch Chamatcha Al Hagoyim” meaning, literally, “Pour out your wrath unto the gentiles.” I recently learned that one of the reasons Jews traditionally open their door to let the prophet Elijah in was to make sure that they kept the […]