An interview with David Mamet on Israel and Zionism

14.01.2012                      19.Tewet. 5772                        Schmot

Interview:

An interview with David Mamet on Israel and Zionism

Aging American playwright, lover of Israel, seeks Hebrew teacher.

David Mamet likes to rile people. The playwright who brought street talk from the alleys of Chicago to Broadway, and upset theater-goers with plays about sexual harassment and white-black relations in America, has assumed a new public persona: that of a neoconservative fighter who is out to shatter the "dogma" of the liberal left and defends Israel aggressively.
In his new book, "The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture," published last June, Mamet describes his late political conversion to conservatism and launches a scathing attack on the value system and way of life of those on the left….