Jewish-American Playwrights Are Grappling With Identity Head On
The ARTery - WBUR Radio
The author discusses a shift in the way earlier Jewish playwrights treated their Judaism with the way contemporary Jewish playwrights do. He claims that the earlier playwrights were "more interested in joining the American melting pot than celebrating his Judaism." He contrasts this with contemporary Jewish playwrights, who are engaged in exploring "what it means to be a Jew in the 21st century." Click on the link to read the article.
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