A Stroll Down the Yiddish Rialto Dr Elissa Sampson and Jack Lebewohl

Janes Walk

Led By Village Preservation

Join urban geographer and professor Dr. Elissa Sampson for a “stroll” down the famed “Yiddish Rialto” with its theaters & musical venues. Learn about the famous performers of the Yiddish theater on the Second Avenue “Starwalk,” the Fillmore East’s past as a Yiddish theater, the former Yiddish Arts Theater, and more. Sampson is joined by “official Kibbitzer,” the Second Avenue Deli’s Jack Lebewohl, to share history and anecdotes.

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Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, Food & Entertainment, History & Culture
Language: English