Massimine, who made a number of false claims on his resume, cited mental illness in his resignation.
Today’s Google Doodle offers an interactive ode to swing dance — and a bisl Yiddish. Please let me explain.
The first Broadway production was closed down for portraying unconventional characters and the first lesbian kiss on Broadway.
Nine theaters performing in six languages will revive Sinclair Lewis’ 1936 play “It Can’t Happen Here.”
This was not just a play where the characters spoke Yiddish to each other; it was steeped in Yiddishkeit, the traditional Jewish way of life.
The Yiddish theater’s first goal was to develop a modern secular Yiddish culture and bring some hope to the Jewish community during difficult times.
Posters and photographs reveal how Holocaust survivors celebrated Simchat Torah with Yiddish theater and dancing in the 1940s
Thirty-five years ago, Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld co-wrote the script for a musical called “The Golden Land” in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Forverts, the world’s oldest Yiddish newspaper.
While trying to make the story of Jewish immigration current, “Amerike: The Golden Land” trivializes Jewish experience
A new exhibit about Yiddish theater tells a conventional story, but it helps us imagine what the art form was like during its heyday.