Inspiring Jewish Stories on Stage l The Braid / JWT Presents:
In Her Left Hand | The Braid
A medevac rescue worker arrives at a highway accident scene via helicopter, where she finds two cars “crumpled like tin cans.” Doubting whether anyone in the accident could have survived, she finds a couple in one of the cars who are barely alive and are still holding hands. The following shabbat, she cannot stop thinking about the difficulty she had separating them. She reflects on how the woman, a mother of two, survived, and shares how for the rest of life that woman will always have something special in her left hand.
Produced by The Braid/Jewish Women’s Theatre
True story, Drama
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Save The Last Dance For Me | The Braid
The daughter of African-American and Jewish parents, Courtenay wonders if she will ever find a mate, since she is “too black for Ashkenazi Jews and too Jewish for African-Americans.” She has always wanted to follow her father’s commitment as a former foster child and adopt foster children of her...
Truants | The Braid
A school social worker is assigned the task of finding out why eight Russian pupils are always absent from school. To learn the reason, he tries in vain to contact their parents and even drives around the area they live in to see if he can spot them. Once he locates them, he carefully approache...
American Dream | The Braid
Albert Kallis is one of the founders of a well-known American eatery. This moving origin story starts with the question, “Could a menu devoted entirely to pancakes from around the world fill a need in 1950s America?” When Al’s friend asks him to invest in this novel, high-risk concept, Al, an a...