Rabbi leads vigil outside Met as firestorm over 'The Death of Klinghoffer' hits fever pitch

October 20, 2014 8:25 PM

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Rabbi leads vigil outside Met as firestorm over 'The Death of Klinghoffer' hits fever pitch

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening in New York to register their disapproval of the Met's decision to premiere the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," later in the season. The opera, about the hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer, is expected to attract more protesters when it opens Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK – A prominent New York rabbi has led a prayer vigil outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera that opponents say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

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