Bird of the Ghetto [Der foygl fun geto]

Author(s): Chava Rosenfarb
Yitzhak Wittenberg is the leader of the Fareynikte Partizaner Organizatsye, a resistance group in the Vilna Ghetto. He is working hard to build a fighting force. He is captured in 1943, but his friends manage to rescue him, so the Germans set an ultimatum: if Wittenberg won't turn himself in, in 24 hours, they will destroy the entire ghetto. Wittenberg gave himself up.
Cast Size:16M/12F
Notes:

The play, in Hebrew הציפור מהגטו, was produced in Habimah theater in 1966, translated by Y.B. Miriam. See the Habimah theater’s archive.

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Original or Prominent Production:
Habimah, 1966
Nationality of Author: Canadian
Original Language: Yiddish

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