Research Methods

January 22, 2023

My Way Alone, by Chayele Grober (Part I)

Chayele Grober began her stage career as an actress with the Hebrew theatre Habima. She also performed as a solo artist in her own program of song, drama, and humor, in both Yiddish and Hebrew.
April 12, 2021

Why Wikidata is Good for Yiddish Theatre Research

Part two of two on how the digital humanities can inspire the world of Yiddish theatre.
March 15, 2021

Wikidata, Yiddish Theatre Posters, and the World

Der dibek, 1975, Israeli Yiddish entertainment posters, 1930-1981, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University.
December 30, 2020

An Interview with Ellen Perecman

DYTP contributing editor Alyssa Quint interviews Ellen Perecman about her new collection of translations, Ten Yiddish Plays in Translation.
July 29, 2020

How Two Nudniks Saved History from the Fire

The Moscow State Yiddish Theatre archives are available digitally!
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.