Tag Archives: Metropolitan Opera

Suing the Met

ARUTZ SHEVA by Mark Langfan November 8, 2014 There is an insidious evil message in “The Death of Klinghoffer” that is over and above the anti-Semitic slurs and the moral relativism it contains. The real iniquity in the Metropolitan Opera’s showing … Continue reading

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Highland Park Jewish ‘Klinghoffer’ Actor ‘Raised Pro-Israel’, Now ‘Confused’ About Conflict

ALGEMEINER by Shiryn Ghermexian November 3, 2014 A Jewish dancer who stars in the controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer, now playing at the Met, said that since starring in the show, he has become “confused” about which side of the … Continue reading

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CAMERA Board Member Greenwald: Klinghoffer opera not about Klinghoffer

AMERICAN THINKER by Carol Greenwald October 22, 2014 I was at both the protest outside the Met last night, sitting in a wheel chair, wearing a sign proclaiming “I am Klinghoffer” as well as one of those who saw the … Continue reading

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Excellent Dershowitz: Metropolitan Opera Stifles Free Exchange of Ideas about a Propaganda Opera

GATESTONE by Alan Dershowitz October 21, 2014 On Monday night I went to the Metropolitan Opera. I went for two reasons: to see and hear John Adams’ controversial opera, The Death of Klinghoffer; and to see and hear what those … Continue reading

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Protests Greet Met Opera’s Premiere of ‘Klinghoffer”

NEW YORK TIMES by Michael Cooper October 20, 2014 At the Metropolitan Opera’s first performance of John Adams’s “The Death of Klinghoffer” on Monday night, men and women in evening attire walked through a maze of police barricades, while protesters … Continue reading

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Klinghoffer Jews: Proud, Terrorist-Humanizing and Meek

JEWISH PRESS by Lori Loewenthal Marcus October 14, 2014 Peter Gelb has generated a drama worthy of an important new opera about the American Jewish community. And here, in The Jewish Press, is an exclusive of the cast and the … Continue reading

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Financing of Klinghoffer Opera anonymous, Financing of protest isn’t

JEWISH PRESS by Lori Lowenthal Marcus October 6, 2014 Leonard Weiss is a New York businessman who loves opera and has been a patron of the Metropolitan Opera for years. Weiss has attended many of the Met’s opening night galas, … Continue reading

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Dershowitz: The right to protest the Met’s judgment

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS by Alan Dershowitz September 24, 2014 ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ controversy is not about artistic freedom On Monday night, I stood in front of the Metropolitan Opera listening to hundreds of Jewish and non-Jewish protesters who … Continue reading

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A Prayer for 5775, Death of Klinghoffer & AJC’s David Harris

CAROLINE GLICK BLOG September 23, 2014 Despite the dangers mounting all around us, as we approach Rosh Hashana 5775, for Jews in Israel, in many ways things have never been better. On Sunday night, President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Binyamin … Continue reading

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Some Operas You Won’t Be Seeing at the Met

ALGEMEINER by Ben Cohen June 22, 2014 Here are three operas that won’t get staged at the famed Metropolitan Opera (Met) in New York City anytime soon. “Omar.” The story of a young Iraqi man who was beaten and tortured … Continue reading

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