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.