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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Chinese Dreidels With Mandarin Lettering Designed for Kaifeng Jewish Community

Hundreds of dreidels with lettering in Mandarin Chinese were designed and produced for...

Eilat Miss Universe Contest to Go Forward Despite Omicron, Minister Says

Israel will host the Miss Universe beauty pageant in the Red Sea resort...


University of Toronto Student Union Slammed for Barring Pro-Israel Kosher F...

Canadian Jewish groups demanded "concrete action" from the University of Toronto administration after a student union resolution called for sourcing...


Israeli Officials Light Hanukkah Menorahs at Western Wall as Victim of Pale...

i24 News – In a ceremony at the Western Wall, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Defense Minister Benny Gantz...

Middle East

Lebanese Protesters Block Roads Over Economic Meltdown

Demonstrators, some of them burning tires, blocked roads across parts of Lebanon on Monday in protest at the country's economic meltdown, days after the Lebanese pound sank to new lows. Lebanon's...


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