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Moshe Yassur on the future of Yiddish theater

Moshe Yassur on the future of Yiddish theater

Moshe Yassur on the future of Yiddish theater Moshe Yassur is is a Yiddish theater national treasure. For NYR he directed the ground breaking Yiddish world premiere of “Waiting For Godot,” the drama desk nominated “Toyt Fun A Seylsman,”...

A refuge for refugees

A concengtragtion camp that sheltered Jews from asll over Europe. I asked an Italian journalist  from Calabria to write up this article for Yom Hashoa. Here is the story she sent in. Ferramonti Camp: a history of peaceful coexistence in Calabria, during the Second...
Assimilated Amy

Assimilated Amy

Now that I, along with the rest of the world am on lock down, it seems a perfect time for me and the other members of The New Yiddish Rep to get serious about blogging.  so here goes my first attempt. My husband David Mandelbaum, the force behind The New Yiddish Rep...

On Authenticity in Film

What is authenticity? This is not the question I thought I’d be wrestling with right now as I sit at my new home-away-from-home inside my home with thoughts of spread and infection rate and essential workers and PPE all swirling around in my brain like viral...