“Playing the role again, it’s like meeting an old friend or a younger brother. He’s part of me, within me all the time.”
“When a man extends his hand to me, I’ll say: ‘I’m Hasidic, and men and women don’t shake hands.’”
“Art is designed to provoke debate. The fact that I touched on the army makes me a traitor to a large part of Israeli society.”
“Yiddish is not about the Holocaust. It goes way beyond that. My dream is to keep Yiddish alive in a post-Holocaust world.”
Hungary’s collaboration with the Nazis and its role in sending more than 400,000 Jews to their deaths is a source of ongoing debate in Hungary.
“I have a whole new family. It means I’m not alone.”
“Ionesco, a Romanian-born anti-fascist, wrote the play as a searing indictment of Nazis and especially their all-too-willing collaborators.”
While trying to make the story of Jewish immigration current, “Amerike: The Golden Land” trivializes Jewish experience