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.
Hymie and Irving Jacobson
Shirley Schachter Katz, a child singer and performer for Yiddish vaudeville, describes Hymie and Irving Jacobson.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Shirley (Shifra) Schachter Katz [Schachter].
This excerpt is in English.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.