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Who Will Save the Holy Land, Brokering a 'New Jerusalem'?

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion
Noel Irwin Hentschel

I submit that only divine Intervention can save the Holy Land. God is the only hope for achieving a "New Jerusalem."

Theater: Timing Is Right For David Ives; Isaac's Eye Is Piercing

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.15.2017 | Arts
Michael Giltz

If you don't think a debate about whether light behaves like a particle or a wave can make for good theater, then you've never seen gripping, brilliant plays of ideas like Michael Frayn's Copenhagen or David Ives' New Jerusalem.

New Play Investigates Why Baruch De Spinoza Matters

Stephen Spotswood | Posted 05.09.2012 | Religion
Stephen Spotswood

Spinoza espoused a secular state, where all religions were tolerated, but whose laws were based on a code of ethics independent of any one religion.

Rapture And Rand: Peas In A Pod

Ellis Weiner | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
Ellis Weiner

Rapture and Rand: What a couple of sexy, compelling twins! Both offer unsparing moralistic revenge fantasies. Both solicit your agreement and your endorsement in exchange for your salvation.

Stage Door: Theater Reviews

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fern Siegel

The first must-see, which may come to be regarded as a modern classic, is August: Osage County. Think Edward Albee meets Eugene O'Neill by way of black comedy.