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  • Films: The little Yiddish theater that could

    By Tom Tugend

    April 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Friends and relatives of Dan Katzir were astonished when the Israeli filmmaker came up with a heart-grabbing documentary on New York's fading Yiddish theater.

    For one, Katzir hardly knew a word of Yiddish.

    For another, among Katzir's extended family, which included Israel's...
  • Israeli Savage

    By Dan Katzir

    August 28, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "Did you ever kill anyone?" Lisa asks me.

    Our first date is painfully coming to an end, and after two hours of chemistry-less conversation, Lisa seems as reserved as she did the moment she walked into the restaurant. Like many Jewish girls I've met in this city, Lisa is wearing an...