“Yiddish theater”

Review

What Does Justice Mean, Decades Later?: Review of Ida Fink’s Der tish in Paris

Ri J. Turner

Ri Turner reviews the World Premiere of Ida Fink’s Der tish in Paris.

Blog

Another 'Tradition Omission': Reconsidering Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Shaina Hammerman

Fiddler’s Yiddish translation merits discussion in The New York Times, not as history or metaphor, but as a window into how Jews tell stories about themselves.

Review

Review of Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy by Debra Caplan

Mayhill Fowler

In the brief decade of its existence, the Vilna Theater Troupe radically changed Yiddish theater, and the global stage.

Text & Translation

פֿון מגילה לידער

Excerpts from Itsik Manger's Megile Lider (Megillah Poems)

Itzik Manger

Translation by Hershl Hartman

The Book of Esther as reimagined by Itsik Manger

Blog

Queering Broadway: Indecent and Lesbian Yiddish Love

C Tova Markenson

Onstage, intimacy that's untranslatable.

Interview

Remedy Before the Sickness: Eli Rosen on Translating Rhinoceros into Yiddish

Tova Benjamin

Tova Benjamin talks with Eli Rosen, translator of Rhinoceros, about fascism, Talmudic tractates, Yiddish fluency, and going OTD.

Blog

Amerike – The Golden Land is Yiddish in Form, Nationalist in Content

Tova Benjamin

Tova Benjamin on seeking authenticity at the theater.

Interview

Art Against Fascism: Joshua Sobol on the Radical Possibilities of Yiddish Theater

Rachelle Grossman

Joshua Sobol speaks to Rachelle Grossman about resistance through art and the future possibilities of Yiddish theater.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Yiddish Literature and Culture

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on Yiddish literature and culture.

Blog

Di Fester Shvester review Got fun nekome (God of Vengeance)

Clare Fester and Kate Fester

Just in time for the new spring run, a review of the New Yiddish Rep's production of Sholem Asch's (in)famous play.

Blog

Second Avenue Meets Broadway: New York’s Yiddish Theater at MCNY

Saul Noam Zaritt

An interview with Stefanie Halpern, assistant curator of the current exhibition on New York’s Yiddish Theater at the Museum of the City of New York.

Blog

Di goldene kale and Fiddler on the Roof, from Broadway to Battery Park

Michael Yashinsky

What does hope look like on the Yiddish stage?