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A foundation headed by Steven Spielberg donated $500,000 to help create a Web site that will document the history of New York’s Yiddish theater. The money from the Righteous Persons Foundation will help set up Second Avenue Online, which will feature oral histories, manuscripts and musical scores. It will also house an interactive exhibit on Second Avenue, the home of Yiddish theater in New York in the early part of this century.