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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...

Culture

‘Hatikvah’ Played in Abu Dhabi After Israeli Wins Gold in Ju-Jitsu Competition

Israel’s national anthem "Hatikvah" was played in an Abu Dhabi arena...

Jack Black, Flaming Lips and Haim Among Those to Join Hanukkah Album

JNS.org - A holiday-inspired music album titled “Hanukkah+” will be released on Nov....

Hallmark Channel Set to Premiere Hanukkah Movies for First Time

JNS.org - The Hallmark Channel will premiere its first two Hanukkah-themed movies next month in honor of the eight-day Jewish...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

2020 Democratic Candidates Say Jewish Settlements ‘Illegal,’ Slam US Re...

JNS.org - Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates slammed the US State Department’s announcement on Monday that the United...

Israel

Tel Aviv’s Free Shabbat Public Transport Service to Start Friday

CTech - Tel Aviv will officially launch its free weekend transportation service this Friday, the city announced Tuesday. In collaboration with neighboring towns Givatayim, Ramat Hasharon, and Kiryat Ono, Tel...

Middle East

Turkey Will Repatriate Most IS Detainees by Year-End: Minister

Turkey will have repatriated most of its Islamic State detainees to their home countries by the end of the year, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu told Reuters on Tuesday, a...

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