Jan 23 2011 - Cameri Theatre Production of RETURN TO HAIFA at Theatre J, Washington DC
Adapted by Boaz Gaon from the novella by Ghassan Kanafani, directed by Sinai Peter.
This heart-rending saga tells the story of Sa'id and Saffiyah, who return to the home they fled and learn the fate of the baby they left behind in 1948. Now a young soldier, Dov meets his birth parents while cleaving to the Holocaust survivors who raised him.
Performed in Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles.
Panel Discussion Follows Performance
Moderated by Ron Kampeas (Washington, D.C. bureau chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Yaniv Sagee (Israel Representative from Givat Haviva, advancing Jewish-Arab relations in Israel)
Paul Scham (Visiting Professor of Israel Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park)
Leon Hadar (Research Fellow at the Cato Institute, author of Quagmire: America in the Middle East)
Performance at 3:00 p.m., discussion at 4:30 p.m.
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