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.
The Yiddish Burlesque Theater in Toronto
Marlene Hait, raised in a Yiddish home by survivors of the Holocaust, recounts her brief foray into Yiddish theater, when she performed with the Toronto Peretz shule in a burlesque production.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Marlene Hait.
This excerpt is in English.
Marlene Hait was born in Landsberg am Lech, Germany in 1946.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Yetsies Mitsrayim: My Childhood Home as a Meeting Place for Holocaust Survivors
1 min 30 sec
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