Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
A student of the Zhitomir rabbinate school, and later a
rabbi from Kremenchug, he participated in a Yiddish
theatre production that occurred during the summer or on
9 October 1854 in Berdichev.
He acted in the play
[according to Shtiff] in "Khl in a shtetl", or
[according to Dr. Sh. Veysberg] "Di almnh (The
Widow)", which was
staged by the students of the rabbinate school: Wolf
Kemrash, Binyamin Rabinovitsh, Dovid Bohuslavsky, Moshe
Sheftelzon, [Khut=cute] Posion, Yakov Taft, Moshe
Nirnberg, Chaiim Bromberg, and Ber Hornshteyn. B. acted
in the role of the "almnh".
Dr. Jacob Shatzky --
Tsusteyer tsu der geshikhte fun dem fargolfadenishn
teater, "Yiddish Theatre", Warsaw, 3-4, 1927, pp.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 238.
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