Duty in Occupied Albania

A satirical revue entitled The Patriot, by the well-known Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, opened in Tel Aviv last week and quickly became the center of a national controversy. The play is about a cynical young Israeli hero who buys land in the West Bank as a real estate investment, kicks an Arab shoeshine boy to show that he lives up to the standards of anti-Arab Jewish settlers in the West Bank, and later tries to figure out how to leave wartorn, inflation-ridden Israel by obtaining an immigrant visa to the U.S. In the end,...

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