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Born in Brooklyn, NY, librettist Ben Kaplan studied literature and theater at Williams College. He currently serves as Director of Education at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, where he directs programs that teach Jewish history and culture to a broad and diverse audience.


December 18, 2019 8:16 am

Theodor Herzl at the Opera

To understand Theodor Herzl, it’s helpful to think about opera. In the summer of 1895, a distraught Herzl wandered the streets of Paris, contemplating the fate...


Palestinian President Abbas Calls on Israel to Resume Negotiations Immediat...

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid's call for a two-state solution was a "positive development" but...

Middle East

Iran Regrets Ukraine’s Downgrading of Ties Over Drones

i24 News – Iran regrets Ukraine's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties over the country's alleged supply of drones to Russia, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson said on Saturday. Nasser Kanaani said...

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