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Celia Adler

Great Treasures in the Great Hall: A New Series for a Special Space at the Center

Currently on display in the Center’s Great Hall: A Shavuot papercut from the early 20th century. From the Collection of Yeshiva University Museum. In addition to the Partner exhibition spaces, permanent art installations and the David Berg Rare Book Room, the Center has recently started to showcase treasures from all of the Partners in an innovative combination of electronic and physical objects. The project…

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Out of the ArchivesYiddish Artists Relax in the Catskills, circa 1938by Rachel Harrison, Processing Archivist, Center for Jewish History The Adler Family Papers (P-890) at the American Jewish Historical Society contain a wealth of photos of figures from the heyday of the American Yiddish theater, from the 1880s and running to the 1970s. These include Jacob P. Adler, the patriarch of the Yiddish acting…

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Purim Party at Ludwig Satz’s House in Sea Gate, Brooklyn, ca. 1925. American Jewish Historical Society. Yiddish Theater actors, among them Celia Adler, at a Purim party. The Purim party took place at Ludwig Satz’s house in Sea Gate Brooklyn, ca. 1925. The boy in front is the son of Celia Adler and Lazar Freed (also a Yiddish theater actor). From the Celia Adler…

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