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MAE Explores Jewish Heritage Through Art

The Multicultural Arts Exchange (MAE), an organization that puts on family-friendly and affordable arts programming in Northeast Philadelphia, has chosen Jewish heritage as its...
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Traces of a Jewish Past En Pointe With Martha Graham

“If you were a dance anthropologist, this would be the mother lode of going back to the beginning — this is the lady who...
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What It’s Really Like to Attend the MatzoBall

From what I’ve heard, the MatzoBall has always been portrayed as a Jewish singles event to go to when everything else is closed for...
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The Moving History of Jews and Salsa

An event at the Gershman Y brings salsa's Jewish roots to light. Is it possible to become a proficient salsa dancer in just one hour?...
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This Kibbutz Was Made for Dancing

Like every other kibbutz, Ga’aton is known for growing and cultivating — only its product is modern dancers. Sixteen of those dancers from the Kibbutz...
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Israeli Artists Provide Fringe Elements

Two acclaimed Israeli artists will bring their unique talents to this year's Fringe Festival, housed for the first time in the organization's new building...
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A Dance Company Director Confronts the Enigmatic Power of Promises

As Israeli dance director Roni Koresh prepares for his latest show, he reflects on his career and establishing a permanent home for the company he founded in...
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Flamenco Festival Casts a Net Over Philadelphia

Audience members with keen ears may notice the Jewish influences infused in the music accompanying performers at the Philadelphia Flamenco Festival.  If audience members at...
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Inbal on Tap on Two Dates

What do you get when you combine a classically trained dancer and a veteran of the theater? If you are very fortunate, the result...
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Young Ballet Phenom Turns Back on B’way

Esteban Hernandez could have been a star on Broadway, but when he was offered the role of Billy Elliot in the eponymous hit musical,...