The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Abie's Irish Rose And Maurice Schwartz: Remembering How Yiddish Theatre Dealt With Issues of Modern Jewish LIfe

Watch now:

Milly Guberman Kravetz, Boston native and social worker, recalls the plays she saw as a child at the Yiddish Theater, and speaks to the differences between Yiddish and English theater.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Milly Guberman Kravetz.

This excerpt is in English.

Milly Guberman Kravetz was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1922.