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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


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...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

UNESCO Slammed by US Religious Freedom Commission for Denying Jewish Connec...

UNESCO, the cultural and educational agency of the United Nations, was sharply attacked on Thursday by the US Commission on...

Israel

Did Lightning Strike Trigger Gaza Rocket Attack on Israel?

A theory that a lightning strike triggered Palestinian rocket fire from Gaza last week gained traction in Israel on Tuesday and might explain the Israeli military's limited response. Two rockets were launched from the...

Middle East

Iran’s Oil Minister Says US Sanctions Cannot Stop Crude Exports

The United States cannot stop Iranian oil exports by imposing sanctions on Tehran, Iran's oil minister said on Tuesday, warning that such restrictions will ensure the market remains volatile. Washington plans...

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