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.
Moshe Elbaum's Satirical Play
Judith Elbaum Schumer, teacher, tells the story of how her father, journalist Moshe Elbaum, put on a satirical play while living in Japanese-controlled Shanghai.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Judith Elbaum Schumer.
This excerpt is in English.
Judith Elbaum Schumer was born in Shanghai, China in 1945.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.