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Itay Zutra edited 2The Dybbuk is one of the most famous Yiddish plays and films. Written by S. Anski before World War One, the Dybbuk is a spirit of a man who died before his wedding.







He then possesses the body of the woman he loves until he agrees to forgive the people who did him wrong. A modern reading in the days of Corona may suggest the Dybbuk is Yiddish culture that still possesses us today sending us important warnings from the other world. Time to look inside ourselves.



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