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.

Describes Yiddish Theater in Dubienka, Poland and the Play "Mirele Efros"

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Celia Ores, Yiddish speaker born in Poland and survivor of the Gulag, describes Yiddish theater in Dubienka, Poland and narrates the play "Mirele Efros," which she saw as a child.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Celia Ores.

This excerpt is in English.

Celia Ores was born in Dubienka, Poland in 1928.