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The Forverts and Forward alike have a rich history of covering Jewish film stars (including the old standby: stars readers might not have known were Jewish). One of the most noteworthy Jewish stars of yore: Pearl Shepherd, born Pearl Ginsburg or Ginsberg, active in the 1910s and 1920s. Shepard starred in a number of movies, with quaintly intriguing titles such as “Break The News To Mother” and “Why Leave Your Husband?”.
Looking for rich, complicated women in fiction to match the rich, complicated women in your life? In search of women whose lives and loves defy usual narratives? Pick up Blume Lempel’s “Oedipus In Brooklyn And Other Stories” (Mandel Vilar Press/Dryad Press, 2016), just released in English translated from Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub.
This article originally appeared in the Yiddish Forverts.
Say you’re going to a Women’s March and have decided to knit, or wear, a protest Pussy Hat for the occasion.
A version of this article originally appeared in the Forverts.