Weekly Edition: December 10th, 2021

Shabbat shalom! With Chanukah done, it has gotten kind of quiet. But, our readers are still active!

Reader Barb Steinmetz pointed out that with “West Side Story” opening today, there is a great piece in Kveller about all the Jewish connections to the original “West Side Story” as well as the new version.

Since its conception, Jewish creators, themes and music have been instrumental in “West Side Story.” Jewish composers, lyricists and directors (many with serious clout) have played integral roles in the musical’s success, and continue to take leadership today. Here are 11 Jewish facts about “West Side Story.”

Maddy Albert in Kveller, December 9, 2021

Thanks, Barb!

If you have any suggestions you’d like to share around where to have (or order in) dinner on the 24th or 25th, please send to editor@boulderjewishnews.org, and we’ll include them in a post that week.

Have a great weekend everyone, and stay warm, stay safe, stay healthy!


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I'm David Fellows, and I've served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and I've written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I was also a professional photographer from 1978 to 1988 (although you never really stop...). I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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