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.

The Yiddish Robin Williams: My Yiddish Teacher, Kolya Borodulin

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Adrian Silver, professional dancer and Yiddish activist, describes Kolya Borodulin, a teacher at the Workman's Circle who was one of Adrian's first instructors.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Adrian Silver.

This excerpt is in English and Yiddish.