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Joel Berkowitz

Joel Berkowitz is Director of the Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies and Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. A historian of the Yiddish theatre and translator of Yiddish drama, he is the author of Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage, editor of Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches, and co-editor of Landmark Yiddish Plays: A Critical Anthology and Inventing the Modern Yiddish Stage. He is the co-founder, with Debra Caplan, of the Digital Yiddish Theatre Project

    Theatre History Podcast # 5

    Theatre History Podcast # 5

    Joel Berkowitz on the Yiddish Theatre's Past (and Present)

    19 September 2016

    Michael Lueger talks with Joel Berkowitz about Yiddish theatre’s historical and present iterations.