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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



 

The Yiddish Theatre in the Ghetto from Pietrkov Trybunalski


According to Dr. Mikhal Lubliner, there had been in Pietrkov Trybunalski (Poland), where the Nazis had introduced one of their first ghettos, an acting Yiddish Theatre in the ghetto.

[Eyngekvetsht] into a limited space, in an atmosphere of hunger and need, epidemic sickness and fear of death, [afilu ven der khlf iz shoyn mmsh gelegn oyfn haldz], has the talented ward of the Po'alei Zion, the late martyr Mordechai Meir Leyzerovitsh directing Sh. Anski's "Tog un Nakht (Day and Night)", acting in the role of "R' Dn".
 

 

Mordechai Meir Leyzerovitsh as "Rabbi Dn" and "Motke Ganef"

Hundreds of people, exhausted, tired and scared, had been thrilled with this performance.
 

Sh. E. from Dr. Michal Lubliner.

"Pietrkov Tribunalski", Tel Aviv, pp. 599-602.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4784.
 

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