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.

Memories of Jenny Goldstein and the Yiddish Theater

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Bernice Mayer, native Yiddish speaker who grew up in the Bronx and worked with Meir Kahane in the Jewish Defense League, describes going to the Yiddish Theatre with her parents and seeing Jenny Goldstein.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bernice Mayer.

This excerpt is in English.

Bernice Mayer was born in Bronx, New York in 1931.