What does it mean to be Jewish? How do Jews interact with their non-Jewish neighbors? How do Jews balance the demands of traditional Judaism while living in the modern world? Such questions and others were constantly explored on Yiddish stages.
Women on the Yiddish Stage: Primary Sources
Khine Braginskaya: The Earliest Days of the Yiddish Theatre in Russia
Tea Arciszewska: Remembering the Modernist Playwright on Her Sixtieth Yortsayt
My Path to the Yiddish Theatre: David Edelstadt’s Revolutionary Recitation
“Permit New Actors on the Stage?”: A 1905 Protest Letter by Tsipe Abelman
Interview with Nahma Sandrow, translator and editor