Israeli Arab Actor Mohammad Bakri's Unlikely Path to the Holocaust

The director of the controversial 'Jenin, Jenin' tells Haaretz how is own experiences informed his role as a Libyan Jewish father whose family is deported in the play 'Benghazi Bergen-Belsen.'

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NEW YORK It's a bit of a surprise: Israeli Arab actor and director Mohammad Bakri playing the father of a Libyan Jewish family deported in 1941 to a German concentration camp. Bakri a controversial figure back...