Shakespeare

Netanyahu: My Zionism for a horse

Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest political deal sees him taking up the role of Richard III.

Free Shakespeare performance returns to Jerusalem

The play will star 10 actors both native Israelis and English speakers from the general area of Jerusalem and farther.

By Sydney Maud
06/08/2022

Jerusalem highlights July 29-August 4

What's new to do in Israel's capital?

Israel: To be or not to be a democracy - opinion

These Hamlets of Zion have already reached the rubicon. Whether Israel lives or dies as a democracy will depend on whether they cross it for real and can bring enough voters with them.

16/04/2022
Shylock

The power of words has left a lasting impact on Jewish imagery - opinion

The Jewish character Shylock in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' is an antisemitic caricature.

By SHLOMO LITVIN
01/03/2022

NYC school cancels Shakespeare play after antisemitic parental concerns

An NYC middle school has canceled their production of Shakespeare's "The Merchant in Venice" following parental concerns about the antisemitic themes in the play.

Veteran theater director David Levin dies

A poet and internationally acclaimed director, Levin was the older brother of celebrated playwright Hanoch Levin and was sought after in Europe.

Was Shakespeare antisemitic? New book examines Shylock

A new take: The play “opens the door for questioning” entrenched antisemitism.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
11/11/2021

Jerusalem Highlights Week of August 20 – 26

Don't know what to do in Jerusalem the coming week? Here's a list of suggestions.

‘Romeo and Juliet’ offers more than LGBT kiss - review

From the first moment the curtain is raised and we behold the set Roni Toren designed, we know what we are in for.

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