Project Ezra

Circle Of Friends

Jewish Week Book Critic

For his 50th birthday last fall, 120 friends gathered to surprise and honor Jeff Martin. It was a show worthy of Broadway: Friends who work in theater sang to him, others wrote tributes, his drama teacher from Jamaica High School spoke. “It was the kind of memorial I would probably pray to have at my death,” the entertainment producer and director said, “And it happened when I was there.”

Power Of Community

Staff Writer
New York's Jewish community, like the rest of the city, did not panic when the nation's biggest power blackout struck last week. It went al fresco.
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