Yossele Rosenblatt in The Jazz Singer

Yossele Rosenblatt was such a famous cantor that, when he refused to play a main role in "The Jazz Singer," the film’s producers created a cameo role especially for him.

Discover More

The Jazz Singer

The first "talkie" told the story of a Jewish man seeking his future on Broadway.

Yossele Rosenblatt Comes Back to Life

When we talk about amazing Jewish music that came out of the first half of the last century, it’s a ...

Jews & Musical Theater

Jews had a hand in writing nearly all the great musicals of the 1930s and '40s.