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.

I Saw All of Them; I Wouldn't Miss Them:" Yiddish Theatre and Film

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Selma Gordon, a retired school aide, talks about going to Yiddish theatre and film productions as a child.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Selma Gordon.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

Selma Gordon was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1918.