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This Week in History: A fact for May

Kalich, Bertha - still image [media]

Yiddish theater star Bertha Kalich is born

May 17, 1874

The "leading lady" of American Yiddish theater sought to raise the artistic standards of the genre, emphasizing serious plays.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for May." (Viewed on July 29, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/may/random>.

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