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.

My Stint as a Yiddish Actor

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Paul Berg, Yiddish activist, describes how performing in a Yiddish radio program as a child led to an interest in Yiddish theater.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Paul Berg.

This excerpt is in English.

Paul Berg was born in New York, New York in 1935.