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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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First loves: The theatre, the streets

On Tuesday, only hours before the infamous police raid,  I was at Occupy Boston, in Dewey Square in our city’s bustling, towering financial district. There were tents and speakers and music and posters; I even caught sight of an activist–that’s … Continue reading

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