SEMITIC

COMMONWEALTH

A staged reading series comprised of six plays by Arab and Jewish playwrights exploring the human toll of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. 

February 10 - 26, 2017 / Fridays - SUNDAYS   
$10 General Admission

PERFORMANCES AT SILK ROAD RISING
77 W. WASHINGTON ST. | CHICAGO, IL

 

Semitic: Relating to the ancient peoples of southwest Asia who spoke the Semitic languages, primarily Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic, as well as their descendants and Diasporas.

 

Commonwealth: A nation, state, or political unit, or a union of constituent states, united by tacit agreement of the people, and established for the common good. 

Semitic Commonwealth: A nation or state, or a union of states and/or jurisdictions, located within the territory of 1947 British Mandate Palestine, and predicated respectively upon Jewish and Palestinian national identities and self-determination.