No man can hinder our private addresses to God; every man can build a chapel in his breast, himself the priest, his heart the sacrifice, and the earth he treads on, the altar.
When playwright and folklorist S. Ansky travelled around Russia in 1912 to visit Jewish shtetls and gather songs, books and stories (including tales of Kabbalah, or Jewish mysticism), it would have seemed unfathomable to him that more than 100 years later, in a little theatre across the globe, these stories would still be told...
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