Molly Picon in BublitchkiYear: 1938Type: PhotographRepository: American Jewish Historical SocietyMoshe Leib-Halpern had this to say about Yiddish theater in America:
"There was once a vulgarian who went to synagogue … when he wanted to weep, and to a bawdyhouse … when he wanted to be gay. But once, when he wanted to weep and be gay at the same time, he put up a theater … that combined the synagogue and the bawdyhouse into one."

Molly Picon in Bublitchki

Year: 1938
Type: Photograph
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society


Moshe Leib-Halpern had this to say about Yiddish theater in America:

"There was once a vulgarian who went to synagogue … when he wanted to weep, and to a bawdyhouse … when he wanted to be gay. But once, when he wanted to weep and be gay at the same time, he put up a theater … that combined the synagogue and the bawdyhouse into one."

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