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  • A Provocative Talk Among ‘We Jews’

    By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    "We Jews: Who Are We and What Should We Do" by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz (Jossey-Bass, $24.95).

    Is modern Judaism facing an identity crisis? One would think so from reading "We Jews: Who Are We and What Should We Do?" by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. This provocative work, which Steinsaltz...

  • Flamboyant Ballet

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 1, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When Boris Eifman's ballet, "Tchaikovsky: The Mystery of Life and Death," premiered in Moscow in 1993, angry picketers surrounded the concert hall.

    "They stood with a banner that read, 'Stay away from our Tchaikovsky,'" said Eifman, whose ballet debuts at the Orange County...