New York: Hebrew Publishing Company, 1910. Driter Auflage. Hardcover. 252pp., Yiddish, green cloth, back endpaper binding separated, Jacob Michailovitch Gordin (1 May 1853 – 11 June 1909) was a Russian-born American playwright active in the early years of Yiddish theater. He is known for introducing realism and naturalism into Yiddish theater.