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Daniel Soyer

Daniel Soyer is associate professor of history at Fordham University in New York. He is the author of Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880–1939 (1997) and co-editor of My Future is in America: East European Jewish Immigrant Autobiographies (2005).

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Bertha Kalich

Known for her majestic bearing, great beauty, and fine diction, Bertha Kalich was the first female actor to make the transition from the Yiddish to the English stage. Kalich performed 125 roles in seven languages and was a star of Yiddish theater in Europe before immigrating to the United States and rising to fame in American Yiddish theater and mainstream films, plays, and radio shows. 

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