s 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 calls "a private, intimate conversation within the Jewish family," looks to bring out into the open "the issues and subjects that are rarely raised in a straightforward [manner]." Included are controversial topics such as "Are We a Nation or a Religion?"; "Do We Have Our Own Set of Character Traits?"; "Is Money Our God?"; and "Are We Excessively Warm or Excessively Cold?"
When Boris Eifman's ballet, "Tchaikovsky: The Mystery of Life and Death," premiered in Moscow in 1993, angry picketers surrounded the concert hall.