• Congregation Rodeph Shalom (map)
  • 615 North Broad Street
  • Philadelphia, PA, 19123
  • United States

The Ethics of the Fathers AKA The Gangster and the Grandpa
written and performed by Jesse Bernstein

Sept. 11, 7 PM: Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia- FREE PERFORMANCE

"Beginning in 1950, and continuing for nearly a decade, my grandfather was the doctor to the head of the Jewish Mafia in New Jersey..."

An unlikely friendship puts rabbinical ethics and a grandson’s self-image to the test. From Newark street fights to Congressional hearings, mobsters to Moses, this one-man show tells a Jewish-American story about morality and legacy with humor, thoughtfulness, and love.

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