The Hebrew Lesson

by  Wolf Mankowitz

Short Play  /  4m, 1f

A young man with a gun dashes into a room where an old Jew is studying. The sanctuary turns out to be a synagogue, and the Jew a member of a race that has long been hunted and on the run. So the Old Jew can sympathize with the youth. They exchange some Gaelic phrases, and then share a little Hebrew …

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The Hebrew Lesson

by  Wolf Mankowitz

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A young man with a gun dashes into a room where an old Jew is studying. The sanctuary turns out to be a synagogue, and the Jew a member of a race that has long been hunted and on the run. So the Old Jew can sympathize with the youth. They exchange some Gaelic phrases, and then share a little Hebrew together. And this is what saves the youth when the black and tans storm and search the synagogue.
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