Playwright

Mordechai Yardeni (Motl Sherman)

cantor, composer, music critic, playwright, songwriter, and lecturer.

Mordechai Yardeni was Born as Motl Sherman in 1906 in the town of Slovechno (Volyn province of the Russian Empire, now Ukraine). His father, Chaim Sherman, was a shochet (a ritual slaughterer), a baal-tefila (cantor), and a teacher of Gemarra. His mother, Malka, came from a family of wealthy contractors. 

1908-1982

Ida Kaminska

Yiddish theater actress

Ida Kamińska was a Polish actress and director. In her long career Kamińska produced more than 70 plays, and performed in more than 150 productions. She also wrote two plays of her own and translated many works in Yiddish. World War II disrupted her career, and she later immigrated to the United States where she continued to act. 

Full biography at Wikipedia.

 

1899-1980

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