Anthony Russell’s brilliant new album attempts to answer that question.
Afro-Cuban-Yiddish cultures brought to the stage
Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and then — less than a month later — play a member of the Nation of Islam in a theatrical production.
“When I made a decision to become a Jew, it wasn’t a decision to completely leave entire parts of myself behind."
A Yiddish-Cuban composer's passion for Afro-Cuban music comes alive.