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  • Capturing Yiddish Theater

    By Tom Tugend

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When Dan Katzir saw the classic Yiddish play "Grine Felder" (Green Fields) in New York about three years ago, he was so moved that he cried at the end.

    That was an unusual emotional reaction for a self-possessed young sabra and a former lieutenant in the paratroops, the more so...

  • Cry, Argentina

    By Sally Ogle Davis

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's a balmy night as we join those filing into the basement social hall of the venerable Libertad Synagogue in the heart of downtown Buenos Aires. It resembles any Friday night service crowd anywhere in the United States, except that it's standing-room only. An elderly man sings...