In 1961 she guest-starred in
South Africa and arrived in America, where she settled
with her husband Ari Furman in Philadelphia. Here she
organized with her husband and brother-in-law Avraham a
small arts troupe and penetrated with the Yiddish word
in the American-Yiddish circles, where they often
performed with productions and concerts in Yiddish in
several kroyzs, where they had earlier resigned and did not dare to bring in the sound of
Yiddish. The group also traveled around, across various
American cities, where she was invited by the community
centers of Yiddish cultural groups and often also
entirely from the "B'nai B'rith" lodges.
A. also managed and directed
a Yiddish children's theatre in Philadelphia.
A. is an active member in
the Publishing Committee of the "Lexicon of Yiddish
A. in 1962 was with her
husband a co-founder of the semi-professional "Philadelphia
Yiddish Folksbiene" with whom she staged several times
Leon Kobrin's "Dem doktors vayber", and in 1963 she gave
several small arts programs in Philadelphia and its
environs, and with the organization of "Di naye yidishe
amerikaner", Goldfaden's "Di kishuf-makherin" (1962), in
1963 -- the small arts program "Der kukh fun a yidishn
nigun" and "Mir zaynen do". In 1964 -- "In kelershtub"
by I. L. Peretz, "A khasene in shtetl" (a montage of
folkstimlekhe geshtoltn) and motif, in 1965 -- "Di
velt fun sholem-aleichem" (scenes from "Tuviya"), in
1966 -- "Der get" by Sholem Aleichem, and 1967 -- the
small arts program "Shmikhos bay yidn".
In 1965 A. staged with the
drama group of the Chaim Weitzman Lodge of "B'nai
B'rith" an adaptation of Goldfaden's "Di kishuf-makherin".
A. had with the "Yungtlekher"
theatre studio, for the "Jewish Cultural Organization"
in Philadelphia in the 1966-67 season stage the
adaptation of Sholem Aleichem's "Motl peysi dem khazanes".
And in the 1967-68 season -- in her adaptation of
Peretz Hirshbein's "Griner felder (Green Fields)".
A. and her husband also
performed five times in the years 1965-67 on television
channel 29, sponsored by the Board of Rabbis.
A. also performed with
lectures about the history of Yiddish theatre, with
musical illustrations, and about Mendele, Peretz,
Avraham Reyzen, Gerbertik and Jewish humor.
"Lexicon of Yiddish Theatre",
Vol. 5, Mexico, 1967, [section "Unzere boyer", pp. 10-11].