Israel Palestine and the Middle East

April 21, 2020

“S’iz nisht dos vos amol iz geven”: Max Perlman (1909-1985)

Of all the Yiddish entertainers to have visited South Africa after the Holocaust, Max Perlman is virtually the only artist who is still remembered today.
April 30, 2019

Dystopia on the Verge: Or Why a 1934 Yiddish Play About Charlie Chaplin Still Matters

Somewhere, in an obscure port city in Europe…
June 6, 2018

When Sholem Asch Met Tarantino: Motke ganev Comes to Tel Aviv

The play’s melodramatic plot was fleshed out with attractive costumes, a dynamic set design, and songs by Leonard Cohen, performed cabaret-style by a female singer.
January 19, 2016

A Tribute to Sonia Lizaron

Arnold Zable is an award winning writer, storyteller, educator, and human rights advocate.