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 Activism: Walking the Walk
Motl Didner, associate artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, emphatically identifies as an activist and decries those who bemoan the death of Yiddish without doing anything about it.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Motl Didner.
This excerpt is in English.
Motl Didner was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1973.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.