PLAY DISCUSSION GROUP
Days of Atonement by Hanna Azoulay-Hasfari

Join Interplay Jewish Theater’s Faye Sholiton in a new script reading club at the Maltz Museum. Participants are given a script by an Israeli playwright ahead of time to read at home then everyone comes together for a group discussion and analysis. If you’ve never read a play before but are interested, please come, Faye will guide you through how to read a script! Scripts and dates as follows:

DAYS OF ATONEMENT, BY HANNA AZOULAY-HASFARI (TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW BY SHIR FREIBACH)
THURS Sept 6  |  1pm
at Maltz Museum
$10 General; $5 for Maltz Museum or Siegal Lifelong Learning Members

Following the disappearance of their mother just before Yom Kippur, four estranged Israeli sisters reunite to map a plan. But first they must reconcile their disparate takes on morality, religion, and social status—and Mom’s role in shaping their life choices.

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CONVICTION, BY OREN NEEMAN (ADAPTED BY AMI DAYAN AND MARK WILLIAMS FROM THE NOVEL CONFESSION, BY YONATAN BEN-NACHUM)
THURS Oct 4  |  1pm
at Maltz Museum
$10 General; $5 for Maltz Museum or Siegal Lifelong Learning Members

An Israeli scholar visits Franco’s Spain in 1962 to learn the horrific fate of one particular 15th century Spanish converso. This taut drama crosses back and forth in time to examine one of history’s most shameful periods of anti-Semitism.

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AFTER THE WAR, BY MOTTI LERNER
THURS Nov 1  |  1pm
at Maltz Museum
$10 General; $5 for Maltz Museum or Siegal Lifelong Learning Members

A world-renowned pianist returns home to perform with the Israeli Philharmonic immediately after the 2006 war in Lebanon. He’s hoping that time has healed the 18-year-old political rift in his family and that love can conquer their differences.

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