Leisure and Recreation
The Globe Yiddish Theater, Auburn, 1914
Isaac: Mazel tov! Hertzele’s only son has just become engaged! — Reb Hertzele the Aristocrat, Act I
This traveling troupe brought a taste of big-city Jewish culture to Maine’s small towns. Jewish immigrants continued to speak Yiddish among themselves even as their children preferred to use English.
Courtesy of Barbara Shapiro