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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...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Alpha Epsilon Pi House at Rutgers University Egged During 24-Hour Reading o...

Eggs were thrown at Rutgers University's Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity last week, during a 24-hour reading of the names of...

Israel

Self-Immolation of IDF Veteran With PTSD Highlights Struggles of Disabled S...

As Israel honored its fallen soldiers and victims of terror on the national day of memorial, the country's Defense Ministry...

Middle East

Abu Dhabi Investment Office Officially Launches in Israel

CTech — The newly opened Tel Aviv branch of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) held its official launch on Monday with hundreds of business leaders, entrepreneurs and heads of...

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