A Lost Yiddish Operetta Returns to the Stage

Sept. 9 2015

Di Goldene Kallah (“The Golden Bride”) premiered on New York’s Lower East Side in 1923 to a packed audience and remained a staple of the Yiddish stage until after World War II. The New York-based National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene now has plans to revive it. Joshua Barone writes:

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More about: American Jewish History, Arts & Culture, Lower East Side, Opera, Yiddish theater

What Palestinians Want

July 10 2020

In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution