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The Dybbukast: Unetaneh Tokef for Black Lives

The work takes a liturgical poem which speaks about the nature of existence and is central to the Jewish High Holidays and builds upon it, reimagining it to speak about the killing of Black people in the U.S.

A Modern Esther

For Jackie Zarine Mostny, the Persian Jewish Queen lineage from the time of Esther continues to live on– and evolve.

Therapeutic Powers of Babka

Tasting the schnapps and coffee liqueur in the babka calls back the memory of going to shul on Saturday mornings before the pandemic. 

A Pain in the Ass

My job was to keep my father safe in the world without compromising his dignity. I can only imagine how difficult it was for him—the parent—to take orders from me—the child.