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.

Luther Adler Ran After Girls and Had a Lobster Business

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Ellen Adler Oppenheim, granddaughter of Yiddish actors Jacob and Sara Adler, describes the antics of her uncle, actor Luther Adler.

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

This excerpt is in English.