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Guide to the Ezra Lahad Yiddish & Hebrew theater : ephemera, 1936-1974
M1133  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ezra Lahad Yiddish & Hebrew theater : ephemera,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1974
    Collection number: M1133
    Collector: Lahad, Ezra, 1918-1995
    Extent: 2 linear ft. (4 manuscript boxes)
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: 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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Ezra Lahad Yiddish & Hebrew theater : ephemera. M1133. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    Received by the library, 1998.

    Biography

    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.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    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.

    Access Terms

    Kaminska, Ida.
    Jewish State Theatre of Poland.
    Fourth Theatre Festival Moscow-Leningrad (1936 Sept. 1-10)
    Jewish theater.
    Theater, Yiddish.