Nov 09, 2016
Dragging the Netherlands into a Global World: Yiddish Theatre and the Ansky Society
Unlike most interwar Yiddish-speaking communities, Yiddish speakers in the Netherlands never established a permanent Yiddish theatre, but they did establish the Ansky Society.
Oct 24, 2016
Franz Kafka’s Vagabond Stars
On February 18 1912, a Prague businessman and little-known German-language writer named Franz Kafka introduced an evening of Yiddish literary recitations in the city’s Jewish Town Hall.
Sep 29, 2016
A Yiddish Musical That Never Was
Camp Boiberik opened in the 1920s and closed in 1979, and if you will indulge a momentary digression form the topic, allow me to illustrate the importance of the camp to the subject matter