Alla Tsybulskaya, veteran professional theater critic has created a unique and superb anthology of the Russian, Israeli and American theaters and their prominent staging of classics and popular plays and operas in the USA for the last 30 years.
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Battling with Soviet Propaganda presents a new window into the struggle of Soviet Jews for their freedoms and rights. This was an intellectual barricade at which the activists, utilizing Soviet law, regulations and the Constitution itself, safeguarded meaningful tidbits of freedom within the Soviet totalitarian system.
Each chapter of this Exodus should be read and reread in each generation. Shapiro was not merely another Jewish activist, but was one of its leaders and the only witness for the defense at the famous trial of the “hijackers of the airplane”.