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Reprise: Mandela for the world…

~~As the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death spread around the world, I could not find one word–not even a word–about Mandela’s unwavering support for the Palestinian struggle for self-determination.  There was talk of how the anti-apartheid BDS movement inspired … Continue reading

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Jenin’s gift to the world…

Jenin Freedom Theatre’s Gift to the World There’s always the risk of disappointment when you attend the performance of a theater group that has achieved near-legendary status, as has the Jenin Freedom Theatre.  The JFT is based in the Palestinian … Continue reading

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Short reviews: Reich’s inequality, Jenin’s gift, Berberian’s rant…

October is a busy time in our area–culturally, at least.  Here are four reviews of events which I saw:  Robert Reich’s film, Inequality for All; Jenin Freedom Theatre in a production of Athul Fugard’s The Island; Vahé Berberian from Los … Continue reading

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