Pence’s Dybbuk

A SHORT PLAY by Joel Schechter [Note:  On February 22, Vice President Mike Pence visited a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis where gravestones had been desecrated. He helped a community group restore the headstones. The rest of the story is told here for the first time.] Trump:  I’m sending you to Missouri on a special […]

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Jewish Ghosts in Poland

by Ralph Seliger POLAND IS HAUNTED by the Holocaust and the very charged history of Polish-Jewish relations. This is metaphorically dramatized in Demon, a modern-day adaptation of the dybbuk legend, made famous in a variety of literary and dramatic versions (most notably in Sh. An-ski’s oft-produced Yiddish play, The Dybbuk), in which a dead person’s […]

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