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“Nathan” after Gotthold Ephraim Lessing on the Deutsches Theater Berlin, performed by, amongst others, younger individuals of Arab origin and a Jewish youth.
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In the Young Ensemble of the German Theater Berlin, a Jewish actress has been arguing along with her colleagues of Arab origin since October seventh. Of all issues, “Nathan the Wise,” the play about non secular reconciliation, is at risk of failing.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing needed to make a press release. He wrote the play “Nathan the Wise” in 1779, when Judaism was preventing for equal rights in Europe. His final work is the traditional on understanding amongst monotheistic religions. After many arguments, the Jew Nathan, the Muslim Sultan Saladin and a Christian Templar come to the conclusion – lengthy earlier than Beethoven’s Ninth, by the best way – that each one individuals are brothers and sisters.

The Deutsches Theater Berlin has this piece carried out by the ensemble “DT Jung” and has tried to solid it particularly with youngsters who’re partly Jewish and partly of Palestinian background; In the top, just one Jewish girl was solid as an actress. The piece ran for six months as an exemplary youth venture. Then there was the Hamas bloodbath in Israel. Now some members now not shake fingers.