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Birth of The New Ghetto follows the story of Theodor Herzl, a playwright and journalist known today as the founding father of Israel.

Birth of The New Ghetto follows the story of Theodor Herzl, a playwright and journalist known today as the founding father of Israel.
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United States

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Birth of The New Ghetto follows the story of Theodor Herzl, a playwright and journalist known today as the founding father of Israel.

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@DeyoLb

Language:

English

Contact:

5126892410


Episodes

Speed Levitch on Birth of the New Ghetto

9/23/2018
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Juliette Bennett interviews Speed Levitch about his radio play.

Duration:00:05:14

Birth of the New Ghetto, Episode 4: You Told Me to Make a Flag, so I Made a Flag

9/19/2018
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As a Zionist leader, Theodor Herzl's a natural. As a playwright, he's a putz. As a husband? Oy. From the streets of Vienna to the Shtetls of Galicia to the promised land is a heck of a long walk. You want we should bring an extra pair of shoes, maybe?

Duration:00:31:04

Birth of the New Ghetto, Episode 3: The Jewish Doge

9/9/2018
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The one thing Theodor never wanted to be was a journalist. But now his journalism has taken him into the thick of fin-de-siecle antisemitism, and he's reacting in bizarre ways.

Duration:00:22:46

Birth of the New Ghetto, Episode 2: My Golden Mommy is a Strict Conventionalist

9/4/2018
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The future posthumous founding father of Israel is finding the wrong kind of success. On the bright side, his golden parents are still supporting him on his travels. On the not-so bright side, his wife Julie is still his wife.

Duration:00:18:35

Birth of the New Ghetto, Episode 1: Karl Lowenstein's Nose

8/30/2018
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The 20 year old playwriting-prodigy-in-his-own-mind, Theodor Herzl, has finally scored his pitch meeting with the acclaimed theater director, Friedrich Mitterwurzer and as Theodor describes the fictional play he's written, we find ourselves wandering into the world of his play for real and end up at Theodor's fraternity party.

Duration:00:21:16