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The Marshall Portnoy Show

We observe Martin Luther King Day on this special edition of the show with three great interviews. Denise Clay of “Mark and Denise in the Mornings” gives her special insights into the holiday. Representatives of ADL speak about the work of that organization in combatting racism, bullying and defamation. Finally, Joe Zahm of The Core…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Naomi Miller provides the music, Rita Ratson brings the Yiddish, Chef Jane serves the mandelbrot, and we all sit down for a fascinating talk with Eleanor Reissa, star of the Yiddish stage. It’s a Yiddish-inspired edition of The Marshall Portnoy Show coming to you Tuesday at 10 AM, repeated Friday at 10 AM, on WWDB…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

What a Show! “Christian Music by Jewish Composers. . .and Jewish Music by Christian Composers” is the theme of next week’s show! Among the music you’ll hear will be “Holiday” Music, Schubert’s Psalm 92 (commissioned by Salomon Sulzer) and the Bernstein Mass.   But wait, there’s much more! Delightful Broadway star Susan Derry will be…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Fresh off a sold-out triumph with the first Yiddish-language production of The Tenth Man by Paddy Chayefsky, which she translated and directed, Eleanor Reissa joins me for an expanded and frank discussion of her life in and out of the Yiddish and American stage. Don’t miss this talented, deep and wonderful icon of today’s New York theatre…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

This week we joyously celebrate Chanukah with not one, but TWO recipes for potato pancakes, and great music by Sam Glaser, The Klezmer Conservatory Band, Yakira Yedidya, Paul Zim, Andi Joseph, Naomi Miller, and many more! Happy Chanukah to one and all. Tune In! The Marshall Portnoy Show is heard every Tuesday at 10 AM…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

It's one of the most entertaining and delightful books I’ve read in years. Imagine growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs in the 50’s, and your father — founder of the Philadelphia 76ers — telling you that Wilt Chamberlain was going to take over your bed and bedroom for the duration of the basketball season! Well,…
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