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  • Examining a shared history through a festival lens

    October 14, 2015 | 3:21 pm

    Last fall, I was invited to show my documentary “Raquel: A Marked Woman” in Eastern Europe, including Poland, Romania and Ukraine. I wondered whether the gap left by the annihilation of local Jewish communities, followed by decades of silence and secrecy behind the Iron Curtain, is...

  • Drama in a ‘Class’ of its own

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 18, 2013 | 12:34 pm

    In the most searing sequence in Tadeusz Słobodzianek’s “Our Class” — a controversial play about Polish-Jewish relations now at the Atwater Village Theatre through at least May 5 — actors playing Polish nationalists lift chairs symbolizing their Jewish neighbors and mime the...