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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 Rick Grossman Remembers His Early Performances in Yiddish Theater
  • Rick Grossman, actor and part of a Yiddish theater family, talks about his performance in Wish Me Luck and the legacy that performance has had on his family. He also remembers his close relationships with various famous Yiddish performers and...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Memories of the Yiddish Theater at Kadimah on Lygon Street in Carlton, Melbourne
  • Michael (Mendl) Szmerling, former actor in the Melbourne amateur Yiddish theater, describes what the building of the Kadimah looked like when it was located at Lygon Street, Carlton. He also describes what the backstage was like while preparing for...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Eleanor Reissa Keeps Yiddish Alive through Music and Theater
  • The queen of Yiddish cabaret, Eleanor Reissa, is a Brooklyn-born native Yiddish speaker whose work in theater garnered her a Tony Award nomination and propelled her into the front ranks of Yiddish theater and music.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for The Sunshine Theatre: The History of a New York City Yiddish Landmark
  • Judith Thissen talks about the Sunshine Theatre, one of the last of the iconic “vaud-pic” Yiddish theaters.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Bine-masḳes bay Katseṭler Yidish ṭeaṭer nokhn ḥurbn
  • פערלמוטער, ה
  • Perlmuter, H
  • Tel-Aviv : Ha-menorah
1974
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
Thumbnail image for Memories of Yiddish Theatre in Israel in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Barbara Buloff, daughter of Yiddish actors Joseph Buloff...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for My Grandparents Samuel B. and Fannie Grossman: Pioneers of Yiddish Theater
  • Rick Grossman, actor and part of a Yiddish theater family, describes his grandparents, Samuel B. and Fannie Grossman, as pioneers of Yiddish Theater because they moved on from the "Meccas" of theater, New York and Philadelphia, to find Jewish...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Words of Advice from a Veteran Performer for Actors Coming into Yiddish Theater
  • Lea Szlanger, a Yiddish actress born in Poland, offers her words of advice for actors interested in and working in Yiddish theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "Everything Stems from The Dybbuk": Impact of the Yiddish and Theater on My Life
  • Lester Thomas Shane, son of Yiddish actor Sam Shane, talks about Yiddish theater as the root of his identity and the process of learning Yiddish later in life.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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