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

We've Got Issues

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

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

Jpop

In Israel, the Streets Are Paved with Poetry

Israel's cities are like literary DNA maps.

02/14/2018 By Tova Gannana