Jennie Goldstein, Yiddish Drama Queen, with Amanda Seigel

Recorded Live Via Zoom on May 12, 2022

Yiddish singer and scholar Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel presents a lively multi-media talk about Jennie Goldstein, whose myriad roles on and off the Yiddish (and English) stage included child star, melodrama queen, comedienne, lyricist, and theater proprietor.

Presented as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s 2022 Decade of Discovery: Women in Yiddish.

Cosponsored by the New York Public Library.

Presented as part of the Yiddish Book Center's 2022 Decade of Discovery: Women in Yiddish. 

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