Joshua Max Feldman discusses “The Devil and the Wandering Jew”

On Thursday, March 17, LABAlive will present an evening of theater and subversive teachings exploring our relationship with beauty. The evening will feature teachings by Ruby Namdar and work by fellows Kendell Pickney, Lior Zalmanson, and Joshua Max Feldman, who will present scenes from his play in progress, The Devil and the Wandering Jew. Here, Feldman talks about his project and the inspiration he found in


BY REBECCA MARGOLICK AND MAXX BERKOWITZ   We were moved by the text we discussed at our LABA session last week, which told the story of Rabbi Ishmael’s children, enslaved for their extraordinary beauty. The story paints a dark image of the deeply seeded extreme voyeurism ingrained in humanity. Beauty drives us to great evil, jealousy and