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 Sholem Aleichem Institute in Michigan

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Shirley Zaft Benyas, singer and Yiddish theater actress, describes the Sholem Aleichem Institute in Michigan and some of its events.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Shirley Zaft Benyas.

This excerpt is in English and Yiddish.