Music: Dybbuk in Detroit

To the Hebraic incantations of Elohim and Adonai a sacred promise was made in Detroit one night last week. The Jew Sender ben Henie swore before Jehovah that, if his unborn child should be a girl, he would marry her to the son of his faithful neighbor Nissen. But Nissen died leaving his son poor while Sender grew rich and increasingly greedy. The holy promise was broken, just as it was in Sholom Ansky's mystical drama. This time The Dybbuk was having its U. S. premiere as an opera, which has had considerable success...

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