Many Regret Passing of Yiddish Theatre in London

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A chapter in the history of the Jewish community of London’s East End came to a close last Friday night when the last Yiddish performance was given at the Pavillion. Theatre in Whitcchapel.

The Pavillion was the only theatre in London dedicated to Yiddish per-formances. Recently it was sold and will be remodelled into a moving picture house.

Hundreds of Whitechapel Yiddish theatre-goers assembled at the theatre and around it to mark its final per-formance. Many in the crowd expressed regret at the loss of the only Yiddish theatre in London.

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