Refuseniks Wearing Yiddish Like a Drowned Man’s Shirt

There is the history of textbooks and academic tomes. There is the history of witness testimony. And then there is the history, conveyed through art, suspended between truth-telling and imagination, which is the beginning of myth. Watching a rehearsal of Alon Nechushtan’s new jazz-opera Survival Codes, I thought about the relationship between history and mythology. … Continue reading Refuseniks Wearing Yiddish Like a Drowned Man’s Shirt