Posts Tagged: Migration
An older woman is taken in the night against her will into a shabby apartment. She identifies herself as Pauline Weiss, and demands her “captors” to return her back home, to her loving rich and powerful husband. They tell her that she is in fact their mother, Jacqueline Amar, a poor Moroccan widow who worked as a cleaning women most… Read more
Yosef Bar-Yosef’s first play.
A drama based on the last five years of the life of the great German-Jewish poetess Else Lasker Schuller, who fled from Nazi Germany in 1933 and found refuge in Jerusalem where, in spite of her greatness, she died isolated and forgotten.
A drama about a doctor who immigrated to pre-state Israel in 1896 to become a farmer. After 30 years he doesn’t feel rooted at home, and wants to begin a new life. He falls in love with his former lover’s daughter, but is caught by his wife and children who kill him to stop the… Read more