Originally written in Hebrew as אהבה קשה, the play had a long run at the Habima theatre. Translated into English by Anthony Berris, the play had many successful productions in North America, including in Toronto in 2010, directed by Theatre Zion’s director Aryeh Weisberg.

HARD LOVE by Motti Lerner

Directed by Aryeh Weisberg

January 31 and February 1,2,4,7,8,9,11 at the Khan Theatre, Jerusalem.

A play in English presented by Theatre Zion at the Khan Theatre in Jerusalem:

Hannah and Zvi are reunited after divorcing twenty years earlier. Raised in Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox Mea Shearim, the couple ended their marriage when Zvi turned his back on Judaism and Hannah did not. Now, the teenage children from their second marriages have become romantically involved, forcing Hannah and Zvi back into each other's lives.