The best Francophilic Zionism in the blogosphere
"One presumes, had the opera been cast as a metaphor of Flemish-Walloon conflicts in Belgium, rather than Palestinian-Jewish, that the local reaction might have been different."
Phoebe Maltz Bovy
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
converting to Flemish,
I like this for the "thanks for making my point for me":Red faced, spewing insults and standing nose to nose with the Flanders Opera’s general director, the businessman predicted the production would stir up anti-Semitism, which festers just below the surface here, he said, to which the flustered impresario blurted out that if the situation for Jews were really so precarious here, they should leave.
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