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Gail Geltner

Gail Geltner is an artist-illustrator-writer living in Toronto,Canada.

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Dora Wasserman

Dora Wasserman created a place for Yiddish theater in Canada by founding a theater and adapting great works of Yiddish literature for the stage. After World War Two, Wasserman immigrated from the Soviet Union to Montreal, formed the Yiddish Drama Group, and produced plays and musicals. She was the first to demonstrate that a theater of diversity could survive and flourish in Canada, and she did so with an all-consuming selfless dedication to her art.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Gail Geltner." (Viewed on December 2, 2023) <>.


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