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.

Yiddish Theater is a Mirror to the Jewish Soul

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  • Moishe Rosenfeld - Founder of Golden Land Concerts & Connections, a New York City-based booking agency for Jewish performing arts - reflects on the legacy of Yiddish theater and how theater connects contemporary audiences with Yiddish speakers of the past.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Moishe Rosenfeld.

This excerpt is in English.

Moishe Rosenfeld was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1949.

This interview is part of the series.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?