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The Colors of Red: The Mendel Beleiss Defense Angeliki Giannakopoulo

Sunday Dec 5 at 6:30 EST and 3:30 PST

A fictionalized account of the story of Mendel Beiliss, a Russian Jew who is accused of Ritual Murder in Kiev, 1913.

THE COLORS OF RED: The Mendel Beiliss Defense is a play written by Howard Eisner. The play is a fictionalized account of the story of Mendel Beiliss, a Russian Jew who is accused of Ritual Murder in Kiev, 1913. He is suspected of killing a Christian child to use his blood for the Passover seder. After 2 years of imprisonment, Beiliss will finally have his trial. The world watches!

Discussion Panel with Howard Eisner, Rabbi David Shneyer, & Director Angeliki Giannakopoulos to follow.

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