Schechter, Joel, D.F.A.


Lectures on the history of Yiddish theatre with video clips of Yiddish actors, suitable for non-Yiddish speakers with an interest in theatre and/or Yiddish cultural history.

Also lectures on Yiddish and Jewish comic strips.

Professor of Theatre Arts, San Francisco State University. Author of Messiahs of 1933, about Yiddish theatre satirists including Artef, Yosl Cutler, Moishe Nadir, David Pinski, and the Yiddish Unit of the Federal Theatre Project.

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