Israeli born, in Afula. He
is a graduate of the Nisan Nativ Acting Studio and the
Uta Hagen Studio of New York.
Israel has performed in the
Habima Theatre, the Jerusalem Khan, the Cameri, and in
the Children and Youth Theatre. During 1985, he took
part as guest actor in the play "Ghetto" by Yehoshua
Sobol, which was performed in Vienna. He took part in
several musicals, among them, "Les Miserables," "The
King and I," and "Evita."
A performer at the
Yiddishspiel Theatre since 1989, he has taken part in
most of its productions. He has initiated and acted in "Lechayei
Hachaim," a play dealing with the activities of the
Jewish cabaret in the heart of the Theresienstadt
ghetto. The play received prizes at the 1998 Acre
During his artistic career,
Israel Treistman presented a solo performance in
Yiddish. He took part in television series, dramas, and
advertisements. Among his many roles in Yiddishspiel, he
played the role of Dr. Zygmunt in "Children From the
Shadow," receiving excellent critiques.
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