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.

Sara Adler on the Town

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Ellen Adler Oppenheim, granddaughter of Yiddish actors Sara and Jacob Adler, recalls stories of her grandmother in New York City in the 1940s.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Ellen Adler Oppenheim.

This excerpt is in English.