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A Dybbuk or Between Two Worlds: DePaul’s newest onstage production infuses classic story with modern dance

A Dybbuk or Between Two Worlds: DePaul's newest onstage production infuses classic story with modern dance

Carolyn McCabe, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

“A Dybbuk or Between Two Worlds” opened at The Theater School on Wednesday, February 13, nearly 100 years after it opened in Warsaw, Poland. Placed in a shetel in 1880s Eastern Europe, the play tells a story of lost souls, love and destiny, all while honoring Jewish traditions and people. The storyline...

Modern anti-semitism changes young Jews

Students from a school near Squirrel Hill react following a funeral service at the Jewish Community Center on Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018.

Courtney Lewis, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018

At 13 years old, I didn’t have a care in the world. I was living with my family in the town of Deerfield, on Chicago’s North Shore, going to school, cheerleading practice, Deerfield Square after class – and synagogue. In heavily-Jewish, affluent Deerfield, I never thought twice about being Jewish....

Jewish communities cope after anti-Semitic rhetoric leads to synagogue shooting

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

November 5, 2018

The nation has been in recovery this past week a er a violent shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue/Or L’Simcha, in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. While so many are left shaken and disturbed by this tragedy, this act was not uncalled for. So much of the political rhetoric of our time is laced wit...

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