Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of 'The Death of Klinghoffer'Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Former Mayor Giuliani Expected To Join Protest Against 'The Death of Klinghoffer'Critics of the Met's decision to feature the opera want it canceled, arguing that the performance is anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
Protesters Call For Metropolitan Opera To Cancel 'The Death of Klinghoffer'"The Death of Klinghoffer" depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.
Protesters Demand That Met Opera Cancel Show Some Call Anti-SemiticJewish groups this week were trying to get the Metropolitan Opera to cancel an opera based on the cruise ship murder of a Jewish businessman by pro-Palestinian terrorists.
Jewish Group: Show Should Not Go On At Metropolitan OperaMorton Klein, of the Zionist Organization of America, said he wants donors to close their wallets if the Met is unresponsive to the demand to cancel the fall performance.
Metropolitan Opera Cancels Simulcast Amid Anti-Semitism FearsThe opera depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.