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Jacob P. Adler (1855–1926)

Jacob Adler, the legendary 'Great Eagle' ('adler' is the German word for eagle) of the Yiddish theater, was one of the great American stage actors, ranking with Edwin Booth, John Barrymore and Marlon Brando. Adler also is famous as the patriarch of an acting dynasty that stretched over 100 years from the late 19th century to the 21st and was ... See full bio »

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Only dipped in blood and lit with tears of a living witness can the world understand how, with out blood, with out nerves, with the tears of our sleepless nights, we built the theater that stands today as a testament to our people.


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