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Latest WJT play tells riveting story based on true-life experience

Eric Craig as Mr. Marks and Beverley Ndukwu as Esther in a scene from "Intimate Apparel"

(Posted Feb. 3) Reviewed by BERNIE BELLAN
Set in 1905 New York City, “Intimate Apparel” tells the fascinating story of a black seamstress by the name of Esther who is wonderfully gifted at her craft, yet frustrated over her still being single while in her mid-30s.

Machane Lev Camp for LGBTQ youth

staff at Machane Lev Camp (summer of 2018)
Special to the JP&N
“When I first signed up to be part of the Staff team at Machane Lev, I did not think that we would be having the kind of impact on the Jewish LGBTQ+ community that we have seen,” says 24-year-old Gaston Lopez Ficher, who was a staff member last summer. Machane Lev is a one-week, Jewish overnight camp for children and youth who are both LGBTQ and Jewish.