HW Pick: New York Yiddish Theater: From Bowery To Broadway

From the late 19th to the mid- 20th century, a thriving Yiddish theater culture blossomed on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and in Harlem (from Milton Berle to George and Ira Gershwin), Continue Reading →

Solomon Libin, Yiddish Short Story Writer And Playwright

Solomon Libin, born in Gorki, Byelorussia. His family imigrated from Russia to London in 1891 and to Harlem, New York in 1892. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Continue Reading →

Celebrate The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s 100 Anniversary

To rephrase the great humorist and philosopher Mark Twain: reports of the death of Yiddish are greatly exaggerated.  Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!