Fyvush Finkel: A Charming Conversation With a Longtime Serious Mensch

As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet

Jan Kott Would Have Loved ‘Waiting for Godot’ in Yiddish. No, He Didn’t Speak Yiddish.

I was reminded of the Polish critic and Shakespeare scholar at the New Yiddish Rep’s production of Beckett’s masterpiece

The Riches of Rags

A revival of Yiddish poet H. Leivick’s play reveals a genius at the center of a turn-of-the-century literary scene

A Serious Mensch

Fyvush Finkel’s career, rooted in Yiddish theater, has lasted nearly eight decades. And he’s not planning on retirement anytime soon.

Fyvush Finkel Has No Use for Trayf

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Yiddish Troupe Battle Royale

Two Jewish theater companies, three opinions

Yiddish Theater World Mourns Late Star

Mina Bern remembered for her talent, killer chicken soup

Daybreak: Silicon Valley, Israel

Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news

Today in Tablet

New Yiddish theater, an old synagogue, and the week’s haftorah

The Ventriloquist

How a latter-day vaudevillian from Kansas City got himself to speak perfect Yiddish

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