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Born in Montreal, Oren Safdie is is a playwright-In-Residence at La MaMa in New York, where many of his plays originated, including the off-Broadway hit Private Jokes, Public Places. As a screenwriter, he scripted You Can Thank Me Later starring Ellen Burstyn and Amanda Plummer, and the Israeli film, Bittersweet. He has also contributed essays to Dwell, Metropolis, Jerusalem Post, Forward, Times Of Israel and New Republic. He presently lives in Venice, California.

ARTICLES BY: Oren Safdie


February 8, 2018 10:58 am
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Poland, Jews and the Kielce Pogrom — of 1946

I was somewhat understanding when the Polish cabinet recently approved a bill that would criminalize the use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi-run...

September 18, 2013 9:35 am
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New Quebec Proposal to Restrict Religion is a Farce

The Premier of Quebec, Pauline Marois, recently put forward a charter of values plan that she intends to bring to the Parliament floor for a...

Features

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminisce...

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order...

Israel

Israel Puts Forth Massive Plan to Reinforce North Against Earthquakes, Secu...

JNS.org - A joint team of Israeli government ministers, security experts and decision makers will formulate a NIS 5 billion to...

Middle East

Balloon Carrying Firebomb From Gaza Strikes Israeli Kindergarten

JNS.org - A balloon carrying a firebomb that was launched from Gaza landed in the yard of a kindergarten in the southern Israeli town of Tkuma on Tuesday while young children...

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