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Messiahs of 1933: How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire . By Joel Schechter. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. Pp. 304. $39.50 Hb.
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  • Theatre Research International
  • 27 May 2010
for many reflections on theatre during the Third Reich, which made clear judgements that contrasted the emigrants with those who stayed and played for the Nazis. Gerwin Strobl follows a differentExpand
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Shakespeare on the American Yiddish stage
The professional Yiddish theatre started in 1876 in Eastern Europe, and with the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, masses of Eastern European Jews began moving westward, and New YorkExpand
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The mendel beilis epidemic on the Yiddish stage
nyone wanting to see the major stars of New York's Yiddish stage on Thanksgiving weekend in 1913 had three choices: Mendel Beilis at Jacob Adler's Dewey Theater, Mendel Beilis at Boris Thomashefsky'sExpand
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The Tallis or the Cross? Reviving Goldfaden at the Yiddish Art Theatre, 1924-26
Dans les annees 1920, le theâtre yiddish a redecouvert ses racines en la personne du premier dramaturge yiddish professionnel, Avrom Goldfaden (1840-1908), dont les pieces furent modernisees pourExpand
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Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life
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