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A dramatic meditation on freedom: "The Whipping Man"

It's1865. Slaves are being freed, soldiers are returning home, and in Jewish homes the freedom festival of Passover is being celebrated. Into war-torn Richmond comes a young, severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer.

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Nature vs. nurture in the Middle East: "The Other Son"

What does it mean to be a parent? A Jew? A Muslim? Israeli? Palestinian? What is the nature of identity politics when you don't even know what your identity is?