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Thumbnail image for The Uniqueness of Yiddish Theatre
  • Diane Cypkin, professor at Pace University and performer, remembers how during her production of a Yiddish play the audience began singing the lyrics to the the Jewish folk melody that accompanied a scene change.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Lea Szlanger, a Yiddish actress born in Poland, describes working in Yiddish theaters in Israel during the time when Yiddish was suppressed by the government.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Ṭeaṭer ḳaraṿanen mayśe'lekh un epizodn fun mayne ṿanderungen miṭ Yidish ṭeaṭer
  • הארענדארף, ש.י
  • Harendorf, Samuel Jacob, 1900-
  • Steinberg, Aaron, 1891-1975
  • London : Fraynṭ fun Yidish loshn
1955
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
Thumbnail image for Hope for the Future of Yiddish Theater
  • Bryna Wasserman, executive director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and daughter of Yiddish actress Dora Wasserman, reflects on the challenges of Yiddish theater and the way forward.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for What is the Future of Yiddish Theater?
  • Edna Nahshon, expert of Jewish Theater and professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, gives some insight on the future of Yiddish theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Yelena Shmulenson – NY-based Yiddish actress from the Former Soviet Union – offers her advice in regards to Yiddish theater. Her advice includes how to improve one's Yiddish for performing and how one can promote and create new Yiddish theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Advice To The Yiddish Theater Curious
  • Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director, including of Yiddish works—gives advice to those curious about Yiddish theater and culture, including encouragement to learn the Yiddish language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Melbourne Yiddish Youth Theatre
  • Doodie Ringelblum, medical doctor and Yiddish activist based in Melbourne, explains the establishment and development of the Melbourne Yiddish Youth Theatre, of which he was an active member.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Marlene Hait, raised in a Yiddish home by survivors of the Holocaust, recounts her brief foray into Yiddish theater, when she performed with the Toronto Peretz shule in a burlesque production.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Riga's Beloved Yiddish Theater
  • Yakob Basner, Yiddish teacher and Holocaust survivor, recalls the thriving Yiddish theater scene in Riga before the war, and how he used to go to show with his neighbor who worked as a stagehand.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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