‘Ot, Reb Bloom, Vos Makht Ir?’
‘Ulysses’ in Yiddish
[Note: If you're viewing this in The Scroll, click on the headline to get the full post, with video.] In case you were wondering, last night’s celebration of Bloomsday went swimmingly. We will try to put more up later.
For now: Here is David Mandelbaum, of the New Yiddish Repertory Theater, and Alyssa Quint, who teaches Yiddish at Columbia, performing, first in English and then in Yiddish (translated by Caraid O’Brien), a scene between Leopold Bloom and an ex-girlfriend of his, Mrs. Breen.