• Modicut Puppet Theatre: Modernism, Satire, and Yiddish Culture
Figure 5. Yosl Cutler’s rendering of the puppet character Der bal-darshn (The Preacher). Though the play in which this puppet appeared is unknown, it was likely an anti-religious piece. This conjecture is based on the grotesque and overblown features of the sketch as compared to the many similar anti-religious cartoons that were part of Cutler’s oeuvre. (Photo courtesy of Edward Portnoy)
Figure 5.

Yosl Cutler’s rendering of the puppet character Der bal-darshn (The Preacher). Though the play in which this puppet appeared is unknown, it was likely an anti-religious piece. This conjecture is based on the grotesque and overblown features of the sketch as compared to the many similar anti-religious cartoons that were part of Cutler’s oeuvre. (Photo courtesy of Edward Portnoy)

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1531-4715
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1054-2043
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1999-08-01
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