Africa and Australasia

April 21, 2020

“S’iz nisht dos vos amol iz geven”: Max Perlman (1909-1985)

Of all the Yiddish entertainers to have visited South Africa after the Holocaust, Max Perlman is virtually the only artist who is still remembered today.
March 26, 2018

Sholem Asch at the End of the World

Sholem Asch belongs to those Yiddish authors who often defy rather than obey the conventions of Yiddish culture and Jewish sensibilities.
December 29, 2016

Journeys Through a Life in the Theatre: Charles Slucki (1948-2015)

"There are no small parts, only small actors,” my dad would tell me...
December 14, 2014

An Amateur Yiddish Theater in Cairo

David Mazower is the Bibliographer and Editorial Director at the Yiddish Book Center and the co-editor with Aaron Lansky of the Center's English-language magazine Pakn Treger.