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Alice Burdick Schweiger is a freelance writer based in New York City. She has written for numerous magazines including Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, Family Circle, Be Well, Emmy, ASU Travel Guide and Grand Magazine. She has also written for various Jewish newspapers and co-authored a book with Laura and Jennifer Berman.

ARTICLES BY: Alice Burdick Schweiger


March 5, 2020 8:17 am
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New Off-Broadway Play Explores Jewish Families

The Perplexed, written by acclaimed playwright Richard Greenberg, is running Off-Broadway at New York City Center-Stage 1, through March 29. In the play, two Jewish families...

June 12, 2019 12:34 pm
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Jewish Theatre, On Broadway and Off

The Tony Awards aired on Sunday night, with many Jewish winners -- including actress Elaine May and playwright Kenneth Lonergan for The Waverly Gallery, director...

December 18, 2018 1:21 pm
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New York’s Jewish Theatre Round-Up

Happy holidays. Below are some new, current and upcoming shows on the New York stage with a Jewish connection: BROADWAY American Son takes place at a...

October 12, 2018 4:32 pm
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New Off-Broadway Play Examines a Fascinating Jewish Story

For years, playwright and screenwriter Allan Leicht had wanted to tell the story of composer Richard Wagner -- a known antisemite -- and his Jewish...

April 19, 2018 1:21 pm
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New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want to think again. According to The Jewish...

December 13, 2017 4:17 pm
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Children’s Book Explores the Great ‘Knish War’

Once upon a time on New York City’s Lower East Side, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe sold knishes from pushcarts and little knisheries. That was...

November 22, 2017 1:22 pm
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What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield. This Pulitzer-Prize winning epic...

June 12, 2017 10:34 am
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Jewish Connections On and Off Broadway

The Tony Awards took place on Sunday night. Dear Evan Hansen was named Best New Musical, and Oslo was crowned Best New Play. Here are some shows on...

April 24, 2017 2:12 pm
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New Broadway Drama Explores Jewish and Theatrical History

A production photo from Indecent. Photo: Provided.Paula Vogel’s powerful play Indecent explores a shameful time in American theater and Jewish history. It’s about events surrounding the...

Culture

South African Song Paying Tribute to Jerusalem Sparks Viral Dance Challenge

An upbeat gospel-inspired tune from South Africa that pays tribute to the city...

Chassidic Singer to Help Raise Awareness of COVID-19 in Religious Communities

JNS.org - The Trump administration has recruited a Chassidic singer to help raise...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

Passage of ‘One-Sided’ Pro-BDS Resolution at Columbia Decried a...

Undergraduate students at Columbia University in New York City have voted in favor of a referendum calling on their school...

Israel

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University Develop a Device That Predicts Epilept...

CTech - Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have developed a new wearable device that can predict...

Middle East

UAE Plans to Launch Unmanned Spacecraft to Moon by 2024

JNS.org - The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced plans to send an unmanned rover on the moon by 2024. Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted: “The rover...

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