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  • Confederate Jews, ‘Asher Lev’ enliven L.A. stages

    By Tom Tugend

    February 12, 2014 | 3:55 pm

    Just when you thought Jewish theater in Los Angeles was comatose, two plays, “The Whipping Man” and “My Name Is Asher Lev” are on the boards this month.

    The West Coast Jewish Theatre’s current Los Angeles premiere of “Whipping Man” is set in an unexpected milieu, the American...