U.S. Dramatists Guild Backs Performance of Critical Israeli Show in Washington

Guild protests Federation, JCC efforts to scuttle controversial play by Israeli playwright about fictionalized 1948 incident in Palestinian village.

Despite opposition from local right-wing Jewish organizations, the Dramatists Guild of America has come out in support of Washington, D.C.'s Theater J, which seeks to mount a production of a controversial play by an Israeli-born dramatist.