Two weeks ago, my wife, Ann, and I completed our first trip to the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Everywhere we went, our local guides proudly pointed out the progress that has been made since the fall of communism, and we could readily see for ourselves the affluence, elegance and style that are on display in the places that the tourists like to visit.
Documents showing that Soviet Communist leader Vladimir Lenin had a Jewish heritage are on display in Moscow.
András Simonyi, Hungary's ambassador to the United States, made his first visit to the Museum of Tolerance Feb. 11 to plan a spring memorial marking this year's 60th anniversary of the Nazi deportation of Hungarian Jews in 1944.
John Herman Shaner's play, "Fellow Traveler," starring Harold Gould, opens at the Malibu Stage Company on Sept. 13.
Harry Ralston admits the scruffy Jewish intellectual in his neurotic comedy, "The Last Man," opening today in Los Angeles, is "the ultimate worst version of myself."
For European leaders, the recent inauguration of three Jewish schools in Central Europe symbolizes far more than a Jewish revival.