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GimpelTheFoolIt’s that time of year when, as has become our custom, we present previews of Fringe Festival plays that have somre sort of connection to things Jewish - no matter how tenuous that connection might be.


We even went so far as to ask one performer, who’s not Jewish technically speaking since, while his father is Jewish, his mother isn’t, whether he’d consider changing his name from Gaines back to Ginsberg for the two weeks that he’ll be here, in order to satisfy our increasingly arbitrary requirements for getting a free plug in this paper. His wife, Susan Thompson-Gaines,, replied, “ABSOLUTELY!  And with a sense of humor like yours, we hope we get to meet you in person.
“Signed,

“Mr. and Mrs. Ginsberg”



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