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Guide to the Ezra Lahad Yiddish & Hebrew theater : ephemera, 1936-1974
M1133  
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Description
Yiddish and other theater ephemera including Purim plays, a program aabout Ida Kaminska and the Jewish State Theatre of Poland, and programs for the Fourth Theatre Festival of Moscow-Leningrad, 1936.
Background
Ezra Lahad (1918-1995) was born in Minsk, attended a Yiddish-language gymnasium in Vilna (Vilnieus), and emigrated to Palestine in 1935. From 1948 to 1961 he served in the Israeli Defense Forces, in military procurement and ammunitions. His last position in the IDF was editor of the bulletin of the Israeli fleet, "Be-ma'arkhot yam." Subsequently, in civilian life, he edited a publication issued by the municipality of Haifa, "Hefah 'ovedet." Upon retirement he served as a volunteer at the Ghetto Fighters' House, a Holocaust museum and archive located in a kibbutz in northern Israel that was established by Holocaust survivors.
Extent
2 linear ft. (4 manuscript boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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