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Posters by Czech Students Bring Back Lost ‘Neighbors’


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/posters_by_czech_students_bring_back_lost_neighbors_20060825

The Czech nation, in its many incarnations, has figured prominently in Jewish lore and literature. It has spawned the Golem and Franz Kafka, to say nothing of the recent Maurice Sendak and Tony Kushner collaboration, "Brundibar," a play that was staged by the Berkeley and Yale repertory theaters and that took its story of children who vanquish a monstrous adult, a stand-in for Hitler or fascism in general, from an opera written in the Terezin ghetto at the time of the Holocaust.

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