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  • Tranforming the Synagogue—A Scorecard

    By Richard Greenberg

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Synagogue transformation programs exude good intentions, but do they actually work?

    The record is mixed. They are no panacea, but they sometimes benefit participating congregations -- at least temporarily -- by attracting newcomers, energizing existing members and perhaps forcing...

  • Reflecting on the Past

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 31, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    There were reasons for Carole Goldman to decline the role of Ma in Richard Greenberg's Jewish-assimilation play "Everett Beekin," opening tonight at South Coast Repertory.

    First, there was the matter of salary, since Goldman was doing less theater in favor of higher-paying jobs on TV...

  • A ‘Love-Mock’ Relationship

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    At one point in Richard Greenberg's new play, "Everett Beekin," scheduled to premiere at South Coast Repertory (SCR) in September, a Jewish New Yorker arrives in Orange County and is perplexed by the efficiency, the serenity, the friendliness of the natives. "I don't want to mark...