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.

Words of Advice from a Veteran Performer for Actors Coming into Yiddish Theater

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Lea Szlanger, a Yiddish actress born in Poland, offers her words of advice for actors interested in and working in Yiddish theater.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Lea Szlanger.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Lea Szlanger was born in Kalisz, Poland.

This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.

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