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Death of Klinghoffer

Why We Had No Choice But to Fight Klinghoffer Opera

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 12.23.2014 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Let the opera go on. But let it be met with the voices of American Jews and others who wish to speak out for Klinghoffer who did not die but was murdered.

Art Isn't Easy

Glen Roven | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Glen Roven

Despite my enthusiasm for all things politically incorrect, I was completely surprised by my reaction to Klinghoffer.

Giuliani, De Blasio Trade Barbs Over New York Opera Protests

The New York Times | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

As the Metropolitan Opera began its first performance of John Adams’s “The Death of Klinghoffer" on Monday night, police officers were posted insi...

Met Director Responds To Controversy Surrounding 'Anti-Semitic' Opera

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.16.2014 | Arts

If the latest controversy in the world of opera is your thing, you're likely familiar with the heat building around John Adams' "The Death of Klinghof...

The Intersection of Murder, Art, and Opera

Jennifer Rivera | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Rivera

I have been reading with interest the many articles and comments about the controversial decision by Peter Gelb of the Metropolitan Opera to cancel th...

More Concerning The Death of Klinghoffer

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment
Abraham H. Foxman

The fact that some have taken to twitter to make anti-Semitic and anti-Israel remarks in the wake of the Met's announcement shows how this opera still has the potential to bring out manifestations of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel attitudes.

Met Opera Cancels Live Transmission Due To Anti-Semitism Concerns

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Opera announced on Tuesday that it has canceled its plans for a live transmission of the opera...

Does the English National Opera's 'Death of Klinghoffer' Romanticize Terror?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Let the production proceed. But let people be educated about its glaring flaws lest they fall into the trap of the moral equivalence between those who live to kill and those who are forced to kill because they wish to live.