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Shṿer tsu zayn a Id: ḳomedi in 3 aḳṭen un a prolog
Additional title: Hard to be a Jew
Additional title: שווער צו זיין א איד [פראגראמקע]
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916 (Author)
Foshḳo, Yosef, 1892-1971 (Artist)
שלום עליכם (Author)

Yiddish theater collection

Yiddish theater programs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1926
Place: New York
Publisher: Lipshitz Press
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: **P (Program) No. 220
Jewish arts
Yiddish drama
Theater, Yiddish
Theater programs
Statement of responsibility: fun Sholem Aleykhem.
Statement of responsibility: Vilner trupe, Liptzin Theatre, 235 Bowery.
Statement of responsibility: Alexander Arko, director, Max Goldberg, gen. manager.
Performers: Cast includes Leib Kadison, Paula Walter, Miriam Vyda, Sholom Tanin, Alexander Ezra, Jacob Lubotzky, M. Kowalsky, Jacob Bergrin, Moishe Feder
Performers: Includes ad for celebration of 10 years of the Vilner trupe with portraits of Alexander Arzo and Sonia Alamit. Also lists Yitsḥok Blifeld, Jacob Bergrin, Yitsḥok Hershowitch, Paula Walter, Miriam Vyda, Moishe Silberstein, Sholom Tanin, Jacob Lubotzky, Noah Nachbush, Leah Noemi, Moishe Feder, Leib Kadison, Chana Kadison, Matisyohu Kowalski, Jacob Shigorin, Annie Shapiro and Shloyme Kroyze, stage manager.
Content: Cover art by J. Foshko
Content: Includes ads
Language: In Yiddish and English.
Statement of responsibility: פון שלום עליכם
Physical Description
Extent: V. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 917639687
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20762109
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 133f2820-ad94-0133-307a-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1916: Creator Died
  • 1926: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Shṿer tsu zayn a Id" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1926.

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Shṿer tsu zayn a Id" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2021.

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Shṿer tsu zayn a Id