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A Shayna Maidel

Rose and her father Mordechai, who came to the United States prior to the Holocaust, welcome Lusia, Rose’s sister, who stayed behind in Europe with her mother due to illness, married, and survived concentration camp internment. Lusia’s flashbacks reveal her past and the play focuses on the eventual family reunion.

Brothers

A play for intermediate school students, Brothers is about family dislocation and reunion due to the Holocaust. Following the Nazis takeover of Poland and intensifying attacks on Jews, a Jewish family is only able to send one of their children to safety in Palestine. The drama focuses on the child's hardships alone in this new land and his eventual reunion with his surviving younger brother.

For This Moment Alone

Set in Toronto in 1948, a Jewish family, struggling to recover from the horrors of the war in Europe, finally has cause to rejoice. Ruth is about to be reunited with the only surviving member of her immediate family. But when she goes to Union Station to meet him, the brother she was expecting turns out to be a stranger: an impostor holding her brother’s papers. Suddenly she and the family with whom she lives are forced into an impossible situation: if they abandon this displaced person they risk the possibility of his being deported.

Pearlman, Provider, Purveyor of Light

In the late 1960s, a planned beach house gathering of Jewish family members, lovers and friends brings together all their “baggage” resulting in high jinks and disturbing revelations.
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