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Thumbnail image for Considering Yiddish Theater: Past, Present, Future
  • A conversation with Joel Berkowitz, America's foremost historian and observer of Yiddish theater
Part of Pakn Treger
Thumbnail image for There Are Thousands of Other Yiddish Plays Out There!: A Resurgence of Interest in Yiddish Theater
  • Joel Berkowitz, Director of Jewish Studies and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, comments upon the current state of Yiddish theater and remains optimistic that "the message is getting out there" that there's more to Yiddish theater than just "The...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for An Early Career in Yiddish Theater: Rick Grossman Reflects
  • Rick Grossman, actor and part of a Yiddish theater family, describes the beginnings of his career in Yiddish theater at six years old. He remembers how his parents brought him into the theater because he could sing and dance and had a big voice, and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "That Brought Down the House": A Yiddish Theater Goof
  • Bernie Agranoff, scientist and professor at the University of Michigan, whose uncle was a Yiddish theater prompter in Detroit, remembers a story where a Yiddish theater actor, usually cast as a Hasid, made a humorous mistake during a different role.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for How Yiddish theater Has Come Full Circle
  • Rick Grossman talks about the revivals of older Yiddish culture being done by the National Yiddish Theater, Folksbeine. He talks about the renewed interest by the newer generation to learn about the history of Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Fyvush Finkel Remembers the Yiddish Theaters in Brownsville, Brooklyn
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l—comedian, actor, and singer—describes attending and performing in the Yiddish theaters as a child in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Ida Kaminska and Yiddish Theater in Post-War Warsaw
  • Shura Grinhoyz-Turkow—Yiddish actress and activist born in Bialystok, now living in Israel—describes the State Jewish Theater in Post-war Warsaw, directed by the great Ida Kaminska.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Jacob Waislitz, Rachel Holzer and the Melbourne Yiddish Theater
  • Doodie Ringelblum—medical doctor and Yiddish activist based in Melbourne—shares his knowledge of and experience with Yiddish Theater in Melbourne, which centered around two famous actors from the Vilne Troop: Jacob (Yankev) Waislitz and Rachel (...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Vilna Troupe: My Grandparents' Involvement in Yiddish Theatre
  • Barbara Buloff, daughter of Yiddish actors Joseph Buloff...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Songs from My Uncle, A Yiddish Theater Prompter
  • Bernie Agranoff, scientist and professor at the University of Michigan, whose uncle was a Yiddish theater prompter in Detroit, sings an old song he remembers, that his uncle taught him, and describes another that was sung on the street.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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