Israel Festival Musical About ‘Singing Rabbi’ Strikes Wrong Note in #MeToo Era, Say Critics

Local premiere of ‘Soul Doctor,’ about life of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, runs into problems over long-standing allegations of sexual impropriety – and cast members having the wrong type of visa

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The musical “Soul Doctor,” based on the real-life story of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, was widely tipped to be one of the highlights of this year’s Israel Festival. But it has run into two big problems.