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Conversation: Jennie Goldstein, Yiddish Drama Queen

Hosted By: Yiddish Book Center (Amherst, MA)

To continue this year’s Decade of Discovery, join Yiddish singer and scholar Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel in conversation with Lisa Newman, host of “The Shmooze,” to talk about Jennie Goldstein, whose myriad roles on and off the Yiddish (and English) stage included child star, melodrama queen, comedienne, lyricist, and theater proprietor.

Presented as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s 2022 Decade of Discovery: Women in Yiddish.

Space is limited. If you’d like to reserve a virtual seat in the Zoom audience—which will allow you to submit questions—registration is required.

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Yiddish Book Center (Amherst, MA)

The Yiddish Book Center is a nonprofit organization working to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating, and disseminating Yiddish books and presenting innovative educational programs that broaden understanding of modern Jewish identity. The Yiddish Book Center is home to permanent and visiting exhibits; two performance halls with a year-round schedule of educational programs, concerts (including the annual Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music), films, and events; an English-language bookstore; and a million Yiddish books.
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