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Yiddish theater

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Yiddish theater consists theatrical performances to be presented in the Yiddish language, either originally written in Yiddish or translated to it.

While Yiddish literature had existed for centuries, Yiddish theater is a development of the nineteenth century. [1]


  1. David Shyovitz, Yiddish Culture in Eastern Europe, "The History and Development of Yiddish", Jewish Virtual Library