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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
Thumbnail image for My Father Broke Into The Wrong Car After A Night At The Yiddish Theater
  • Rhoda Weiner, Yiddish speaker and active volunteer worker, tells the story of her father breaking into a car that he thought was his after taking the family to the Yiddish theater, and her mother having to run away while pregnant.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Harold Bloom Recalls Yiddish Plays and Musicals at the Second Avenue Theatre
  • Harold Bloom, z"l, literary critic, fondly recalls his three older sisters taking him from their home in the East Bronx down to the Lower East Side to attend Yiddish theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Getting To Know Seymour Rexite, Famous Tenor of Yiddish Musical Theater
  • Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director, including of Yiddish works—explains how she got to know her mentor and friend Seymour Rexite, a well-known singer and performer in Yiddish musicals for over eight decades.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Erinerungen fun a Idishen dramaṭurg a ferṭl yohrhunderṭ Idish ṭeaṭer in Ameriḳa
באַנד: 1
  • קאברין, לעאן
Volume: 1
  • Kobrin, Leon, 1872-1946
  • New York : Aroysgegeben fun'm ḳomiṭeṭ far Ḳobrin's shrifṭen
1925
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
Thumbnail image for Erinerungen fun a Idishen dramaṭurg a ferṭl yohrhunderṭ Idish ṭeaṭer in Ameriḳa
באַנד: 2
  • קאברין, לעאן
Volume: 2
  • Kobrin, Leon, 1872-1946
  • New York : Aroysgegeben fun'm ḳomiṭeṭ far Ḳobrin's shrifṭen
1925
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
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  • מוקדוני, א, 1878-1958
  • Mukdoni, A, 1877-1958
  • Nyu Yorḳ : A. Muḳdoni yubiley-ḳomiṭeṭ
1927
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library
Thumbnail image for A "Modern Revolution in Yiddish Theater": The Genesis of The Show "Dos Goldene Land"
  • Avi Hoffman, actor, discusses his involvement in Moishe Rosenfeld's play "Dos Goldene Land" and argues that its revolutionary character lay in the cast's ability to present old material in a modern way.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "We Had to Forge Our Link Ourselves": A New Generation of Yiddish Theatre
  • Motl Didner, associate artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, speaks about the mixed blessing of working in the Yiddish theater without having been trained by its native participants: on the one hand, his actors lack the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy Remembers His First Foray Into Yiddish Theater in Los Angeles
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, shares his memories of performing in a Yiddish production at a theater in Los Angeles early on in his career.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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