“So here I am again” I can’t help thinking as I write this review of Sartre's iconic play, No Exit, where hell has been set in a contemporary Miami living room. “Here” being, for me at least, my family's home in South Florida. Where it is always hot. The perspiration makes my hair...
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Florida Holocaust survivors back in Warsaw to perform in former ghetto
Tag: Human Nature
June 26, 2016 | 1:40 pm
September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm
There is a remarkable place I go to, about once a year. It is a spot on the Oregon coast. And I mean, literally, a spot. When I stand on that spot,
I can see the whole world -- all of it.
Straight ahead, I see the Pacific Ocean, waves rhythmically approaching and departing, humming...
January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm
"The Liberated Bride" by A.B. Yehoshua (Harvest Books, 2003.)
From the beginning of his career, Israeli novelist A.B. Yehoshua has examined the complex relationship between Israeli Jews and Arabs, most notably in his 1964 novella, "Facing the Forests," and his early novel, "The...
April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm
Once again, the anniversary of the Holocaust is upon us (April 13), and, once again, the commemoration taunts me. "Go preach the goodness of God." "Go praise the crown of God's creation made but little lower than the angels." "Speak to the world of faith and hope in the wake of the...
July 3, 1997 | 8:00 pmAs the decades pass, why does the Holocaust retain, and even expand, its grip on the consciousness of the world and of its scholars, writers and filmmakers?
Argues Professor Saul Friedländer of UCLA, it is not because the extermination of 6 million Jews marked a major turning point in...