From J Street:

The decision to feature Seven Jewish Children at Theater J should be judged not on the basis of the play's content but, rather, on its value in sparking a difficult but necessary conversation within our community. To preclude even the possibility of such a discussion does a disservice not only to public discourse, but also to the very values of rigorous intellectual engagement and civil debate on which our community prides itself.

By this standard, of course, Theater J should also -- as I've suggested to its director, Ari Roth -- stage a reading of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, because it too would spark "a difficult but necessary conversation within our community."

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