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Listening to ‘Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish’

In this podcast, Jon Kalish traces the inception and production of the feature film “Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish,” which debuted at the New York Jewish Film Festival. Young Jews who left Brooklyn’s chasidic communities comprise its cast of first time actors.

Not in Verona Anymore: Cast members from ?Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish.? Image by Courtesy EVE ANNENBERG

Read more about “Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish” in the Forward here and here.

For links to radio docs, podcasts & DIY stories on NPR by Jon Kalish, visit




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