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Yiddish Theatre Reopens in London As Nazi Raids Slacken

August 19, 1941
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After being closed for more than a year due to the heavy Nazi air-raids over London’s Jewish-populated East End, the Pavilion Theatre, only Yiddish theatre in England, was reopened last night.

News of the theatre’s reopening was received so enthusiastically among the Jews in the East End, that hundreds were unable to obtain admission to the opening performance. Permission to have the theatre reopened was granted as a result of the slackening of the Nazi air raids on London since the outbreak of the German-Russian war.

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