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Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE;
aS FEATURED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S  "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"


VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City

 

Boruch Ass


A. was a Vilner (from Vilnius-ed.)

He worked in a print shop.

In 1927 he was director with A. Halpern and Ginzburg at the "Vilna Folks Theatre" in Vilna.

In 1928-29, he came to Warsaw and joined the Kaminski Theatre as a personal administrator for Rudolf Zaslavsky (Director --Lipman), afterwards becoming an administrator for the baneyter Vilna Troupe, when it began to perform in the Kaminska Theatre.

A. later settled in Lodz, where he married, and there he entered the Yiddish theatre. At the outbreak of the Second World War, he was killed there by the Germans.

Zisl Vinik, the daughter of the actor Hershkovitsh, said that in the Lodz ghetto A. had managed a shared apartment.

A., with his entire family, were killed at the hands of the Nazis. The thieves were unknown.


M. E. from Grisha Rotstein, Zisl Vinik and Meir Melman.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4377.
 

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