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Di Froyen

a new play in yinglish by Melissa Weisz and Malky Goldman Melissa and Malky talk about the journey they took in creating this important drama about one woman’s struggle for the right to reunite with her children.By  forcing the women in her family to face their demons...
Interview with Yiddish/Chasidish Guru Eli Rosen

Interview with Yiddish/Chasidish Guru Eli Rosen

“As a corporate lawyer stuck in an unhappy and unfulfilling environment, I felt that my creative soul was dying. David believed in me and gave me my first break. And my second. And my third. And then a funny thing happened—I started believing in myself, too. And soon...

Unorthodox

Deborah Feldman wrote a book about her flight from the Hasidic community. The American publisher called it a memoir. The German publisher called it a novel. A discrepancy I can only attribute to the difference in what passes for truth in America and Germany. One might...