In an Israeli play, difficult people and a citrus grove
An emotional conflict between Israelis and a Russian immigrant are at the heart of Yosef Bar-Yosef's The Citrus Grove," now being revived at Tel Aviv's Beit Lessin Theater. It's the people, not ideas or society, that matter most
One test of original Hebrew playwriting – the writing that everyone insists must be nurtured – is not the number of new premieres and new playwrights every year. It's the number of revivals of Israeli plays written in days when the original play really was nurtured.