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.

This on-demand program is housed on YouTube, which provides automatic closed captioning.
Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


On Demand
1-2 hours

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, Food & Entertainment, History & Culture
Platform: On Your Browser
Language: English