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.

A "Modern Revolution in Yiddish Theater": The Genesis of The Show "Dos Goldene Land"

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Avi Hoffman, actor, discusses his involvement in Moishe Rosenfeld's play "Dos Goldene Land" and argues that its revolutionary character lay in the cast's ability to present old material in a modern way.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Avi Hoffman.

This excerpt is in English.

Avi Hoffman was born in Bronx, New York in 1958.