Special Lecture: On 'The Merchant of Venice' and Being Jewish

Special Lecture: On 'The Merchant of Venice' and Being Jewis...

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American Shakespeare Center Co-founder and Director of Mission, and Mary Baldwin College Professor Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen delivers a special lecture on William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. "On The Merchant of Venice and Being Jewish" addresses three questions: Was Shakespeare anti-Semitic? Is the play anti-Semetic? Should Jews oppose the production of The Merchant of Venice? Dr Ralph delivered this lecture before a live audience at the Bla...
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American Shakespeare Center Co-founder and Director of Mission, and Mary Baldwin College Professor Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen delivers a special lecture on William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. "On The Merchant of Venice and Being Jewish" addresses three questions: Was Shakespeare anti-Semitic? Is the play anti-Semetic? Should Jews oppose the production of The Merchant of Venice? Dr Ralph delivered this lecture before a live audience at the Bla...
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