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A New Generation Takes Yiddish to the Masses

Yiddish is making a comeback in Seattle as a musical, linguistic, and cultural identity.

04/15/2019 By Hannah S. Pressman

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STG Offers Special Screening of Historic Silent Film "The City Without Jews"

The film, which examines themes of anti-Semitism and predicted the rise of Nazism, will be screened and discussed at The Paramount on April 15.

03/05/2019

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Excerpt from The Art of Leaving

A sneak peek at Ayelet Tsabari's memoir.

02/18/2019 By Ayelet Tsabari

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Anne Frank and Sophie Scholl Come to Seattle Stages

The two young women defied the Nazis in very different ways. Both have messages for today.

02/07/2019 By Misha Berson

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Ayelet Tsabari Writes Through Her Fears

The Yemenite Israeli author spent years wandering and found her home on the page.

02/07/2019 By Tova Gannana

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Ophira Eisenberg Wants to Make You Feel a Little Less Alone

The comedian and host of NPR's "Ask Me Another" brings her act to Seattle.

11/26/2018 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Ladino Day Turns to Storytelling — and to the Future

The sixth annual event at the UW headlines with French Sephardic activist Francois Azar.

11/26/2018 By Hannah Pressman

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Karen Treiger's Family History Finds Holy Moments

The local author devoted years to researching and writing her in-laws' Holocaust survival story.

10/23/2018 By Rachel Román

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A Glimmer of Hope for the Middle East

'Oslo' brings the political theater to the stage.

08/28/2018 By Seth Sommerfeld

Artistic Sketches

The Maestro Among Us

Abraham Kaplan spent his life conducting alongside classical musical giants. Today, he lives a quiet life on Mercer Island.

06/25/2018 By Tova Gannana

The Artist

Breaking the Chain of Abuse

Overcoming an abusive marriage – and empowering other victims – through the art of film.

06/25/2018 By Sharon *

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Immigrant Literature Should Make You a Little Uncomfortable

It invites us to challenge our cherished narratives.

03/21/2018 By Sasha Senderovich

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Maternal Instincts

Karen Hartman's play puts two different types of women opposite each other to hash out motherhood, sexuality, and Judaism.

03/21/2018 By Tova Gannana

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Angels on High

Revisiting Tony Kushner's groundbreaking play a quarter century later.

03/21/2018 By Emily K. Alhadeff

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Israel Story Splices a Country Together

The podcast host Mishy Harman seizes on stories from everyday people.

03/21/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

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American Pastoral

The "Chekhov-Roth-Apatow of Queens" comes to Seattle this spring.

03/21/2018 With Gary Shteyngart

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YidLife Crisis Preserves Tradition — and Pushes it Forward

Nothing is sacred.

03/21/2018 By Boris Kurbanov

Arts and Life

We've Got Issues

How Art Helps Us Understand Who We Are

03/21/2018 Illustrations by Peter Oumanski By Tova Gannana, Boris Kurbanov, Emily K. Alhadeff, and Sasha Senderovich With Gary Shteyngart

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In Israel, the Streets Are Paved with Poetry

Israel's cities are like literary DNA maps.

02/14/2018 By Tova Gannana