LIMMUD FSU NY Presenters 2016

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Yelena Shmulenson Actress

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Yelena Shmulenson grew up in Ukraine and emigrated with her family in 1993. Instead of getting a real job, she decided to become an actress and now spends her life making silly faces. Stage: five seasons Off­-Broadway with the Folksbiene, two at Ellis Island Theatre, THE ESSENCE: A YIDDISH THEATER DIM SUM (Fringe/tour), COVERS and KNOCK with Lost&Found (NYC/St.Petersburg/Moscow/Montreal), THE GOLEM OF HAVANA (Miami), etc. In film and on TV, she was a spy in Robert DeNiro’s THE GOOD SHEPHERD, a Chassidic landlady in CHINESE PUZZLE, a gangster’s wife on BOARDWALK EMPIRE, a doctor on CHICAGO MED, she fought a dybbuk in the Coen brothers’ A SERIOUS MAN and she’s been and out of prison on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. She’s working on a one-woman show that’s half autobiographical and half about American Jewish housewife (and executed spy) Ethel Rosenberg.