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Thumbnail image for Alyssa Quint on "The Rise of Modern Yiddish Theater"
  • Alyssa Quint joins us this week to talk about her new book, “The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater," which examines the beginnings of Yiddish-language theater and delves into one of its brilliant and polarizing figures, Avrom Goldfaden.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Ṭeaṭer di ṭeaṭer-ḳunsṭ [un] dos Yidishe ṭeaṭer-ṿezn in Ameriḳe
  • בוכוואלד, נ, 1890-
  • Buchwald, Nathaniel, 1890-
  • Nyu Yorḳ : Farlag-ḳomiṭeṭ ṭeaṭer
1943
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
Thumbnail image for Movies and Treats at the Yiddish Theater on the Lower East Side
  • Herman Rotenberg, co-owner of Unusual Wedding Rings and More, remembers seeing Yiddish movie double features as a child. He describes the colorful Yiddish-speaking vendors selling ice cream and other goodies and the commonplace nature of Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Hunderṭ yor Yidish ṭeaṭer in Rumenye, 1876-1976
  • Berkovitsh, Yisrael
  • Buḳareshṭ : Ḳriṭeryon
1976
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
Thumbnail image for Yiddish Theater Has Never Been One Single Thing
  • Motl Didner, associate artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, explains that "Yiddish theater" has never been a monolithic, singular entity as some would allege, but rather is characterized by a multiplicity of shows, styles,...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Describes Yiddish Theater in Dubienka, Poland and the Play "Mirele Efros"
  • Celia Ores, Yiddish speaker born in Poland and survivor of the Gulag, describes Yiddish theater in Dubienka, Poland and narrates the play "Mirele Efros," which she saw as a child.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for (Re)Interpreting the History of Yiddish in Israel: Theatre, Literature, and Language
  • Rachel Rojanski, Professor of Judaic Studies at Brown University, discusses her work from her book on the decline of the Yiddish press and the resurgence of a revived, transformed Yiddish theatre in Israel.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yiddish Theater in the 20th Century: an Interconnected, International Scene
  • Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director, including of Yiddish works—describes the international phenomena of Yiddish theater during the 20th century. Much of her understanding came from Caraid's close relationships with Yiddish actors Luba...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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