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  • Hershl Hartman, native Yiddish speaker and educational director at the Sholem Community in California, shares some anecdotes about Yiddish theater in New York City.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Diego Rotman - scholar and artist - talks about how Yiddish comedians Dzigan and Schumacher fought against the prohibition of Yiddish theater in Israel and their impact on other actors.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Aron Gonshor reflects emotionally on the lessons he has learned, concerning the transmission of Yiddish, from his trips to Vienna with The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sue Ehrlich—New York native, Yiddish activist, and artist—recalls a particularly memorable Ludwig Satz play she attended at the Yiddish theater as a child.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Diego Rotman - scholar and artist with a special interest in the Yiddish theater duo Dzigan and Schumacher - talks about the status of Yiddish in Israel, from his perspective.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Lester Thomas Shane, son of Yiddish actor Sam Shane, recalls his first visit to the Yiddish theater as a child to see his father perform in The Dybbuk.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sue Ehrlich—New York native, Yiddish activist, and artist—describes her parents' involvement in Landsmanshaft, and the opportunities they gave her to see Yiddish theater as a child.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Aron Gonshor - actor in the Montreal Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre and surgeon - songs his favorite Yiddish song, Zing Shtil (Sing Softly).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Paul Azaroff, Hebrew and Judaic Studies teacher and native of New York City, gets to the heart of his love of Yiddish theater and film. He describes his first show in the Yiddish theater as a parade of brilliant colors and artistry, and his love of...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yidishe dramaṭurgn un ṭeaṭer ḳompoziṭors
  • פערלמוטער, שלום
  • Perlmutter, Sholem, 1884-1954
  • Nyu-Yorḳ : Iḳuf
1952
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

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