An Intimate View of Two Giants of the Yiddish Stage

April 25 2018

Born in Russian-ruled Lithuania, the actors Joseph Buloff and Luba Kadison both performed in the Vilna Troupe, one of the most celebrated Yiddish theater groups following World War I. Later the two married and settled in America, where they became leading figures on the New York Yiddish stage. Buloff also made a name for himself on Broadway (including in the original run of Oklahoma!) and Hollywood (playing alongside Paul Newman in Somebody Up There Likes Me). Their daughter Barbara Buloff reminisces about her parents here. (Interview by Christa Whitney. Video, 4 minutes.)

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More about: Arts & Culture, Broadway, Hollywood, Joseph Buloff, Yiddish theater

What Palestinians Want

July 10 2020

In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution