director, acting with
his troupe for seventeen years across Galicia,
Bukovina, Rumania, Constantinople, Alexandria and
Cairo. In this troupe he raised a generation of
young actors. Here J. had also acted from time to
time, with Dina Feinman, Mogulesko, Kalich and
Lobel. During this time J. acted (1890-1) in
Gimpel's troupe under Goldfaden's direction.
In 1900 Hurwitz came to
Czernowitz and J. went over with his troupe of
twenty-one men to America. Here in 1908 Yetta Roich
died, and J. in 1910 married Bina Abramovich.
In America J. acted for
five years at the Windsor Theatre. Afterwards he
became partners with Shpachner, Kalich and Feinman,
then he acted with Adler, Kessler, Kalich,
Mogulesko, and afterwards he became a leaser of the
Liberty Theatre. Later he acted with Thomashefsky.
In 1913 he guest-starred
From 1921-28 he acted in
Philadelphia's Arch Street Theatre.
In 1929-30 he again was
in New York's Second Avenue Theatre.
In 1931-2 he acted at
the Lyric Theatre.
In 1932 he was in the
J.'s daughter, Mina
Juvelier, A [kamer]-singer, in 1927 passed away in
New York. A second daughter, Gin, acts in the
Sh. Y. Dorfzon --
Avraham Goldfaden in Rumania, "Yiddish Theatre",
Vienna, 1 January 1927.
M. Osherowitz --
Bina abramovitsh hot yuvelirn nit gevalt areynlozn
keyn amerike. Dernokh hot zi khatuna gehat mit im.
"Forward", N.Y., 28 Dec. 1930.