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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


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

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Following Netanyahu’s Failure to Form a Government, What Comes Next?

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked to form a government in Israel. The 70-year-old prime minister has called two elections this year,...

Middle East

For Syrian Kurds, a Leader’s Killing Deepens Sense of US Betrayal

Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf spent the final months of her life building a political party that she hoped would help shape Syria's future, drawing the attention of US officials who...

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