A Jew grows in Brooklyn

the curious reflections of a first generation American by Jake Ehrenreich

Publisher: Health Communications in Deerfield Beach, FL

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Ehrenreich, Jake,
  • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Children of Holocaust survivors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Children of immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Jewish dramatists -- 21st century -- Biography,
  • Dramatists, American -- 21st century -- Biography,
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography

Edition Notes

StatementJake Ehrenreich.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5 E44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24040416M
ISBN 10075731466X
ISBN 109780757314667
LC Control Number2010003149

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A Jew Grows in Brooklyn is so deeply rooted with honesty, humor, and emotion in every turn of the page, you will soon find it growing in your heart." ―Neil Sedaka, singer and songwriter (Neil Sedaka) "As another Jew who grew in Brooklyn and punched a 'spaldeen' two sewers, I laughed out loud and cried tears of nostalgia at Ehrenreich's stories/5(12).

A Jew Grows in Brooklyn. likes. ABOUT THE SHOW A Jew Grows in Brooklyn is the brand new version of the iconic hit show. In it, playwright Jake Ehrenreich incorporates all the new influences - Followers:   Jake Ehrenreich, musician, singer, actor and playwright, is also a first-generation American born to holocaust survivors.

His loving and charming memoir, A Jew Grows In Brooklyn, is a tribute to his father, Jonah Ehrenreich, known for his honesty, stamina, flexibility and erudition/5.

A smash hit in the heart of the Broadway, where it played for a more than a year and a half, A Jew Grows in Brooklyn is an “engaging, poignant and hilarious” (Palm Beach Post) comedy musical about the search for identity and highly acclaimed show chronicles the life of Jake Ehrenreich; a uniquely talented American born child of Holocaust survivors.

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There is a chapter when Jake, as a youngster, is in synagogue with his family -- something happens and he has to try and keep himself from laughing/5.

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Jake’s writings also appear in Summer Haven, The Catskills, The Holocaust and the Literary Imagination alongside Nobel Prize Winner Isaac Bashevis Singer. A Jew Grows in Brooklyn Performing at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center (Mar 11 - Mar 15) Runtime: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Synopsis.

From its record breaking run in the heart of Broadway to sold out shows in London and Toronto, this hit comedy musical arrives in Aventura for one week only. Jake Ehrenreich returns to the Big Apple with a newly minted version of his hit comedy musical A Jew Grows in Brooklynfollowing its record breaking, award winning run in the heart of Broadway.

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