1921-2007, New York
About Seymour Rosenthal
Born in 1921 and raised in The Bronx, New York City, Seymour Joseph Rosenthal was a child of the Great Depression. A self taught artist from the age of 5 until his last days, his art features Yiddish spirituality, culture and daily life combined with the everyday struggle of the working class.
About YAAANA & Yiddishland
The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA) is a La Jolla-based growing non-profit that strives to preserve Yiddish language and culture through the organization of both in-person and online cultural events, language classes and theater performances both in America and around the world.
Click here to learn more about us and our associated project Yiddishland.
Letters of Recognition
Seymour Rosenthal’s Auctioned Items