Rabbi leads vigil outside Met to protest opera

October 20, 2014 7:17 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent New York rabbi led a prayer vigil Monday before the Metropolitan Opera's premiere of "The Death of Klinghoffer," which opponents say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

Teenagers from Jewish faith-based schools joined Rabbi Avi Weiss in a makeshift prayer spot opposite the Met. They discussed Hebrew scriptures in shifts of about a dozen throughout the day.

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