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.
Dora Wasserman and the Moscow Yiddish Theater
Bryna Wasserman, executive director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and daughter of Yiddish actress Dora Wasserman, tells the story of her mother's audition for the Moscow State Yiddish Theater.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bryna Wasserman.
This excerpt is in English.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
"We Were Never Sure Who Was a Relative and Who Wasn't": Immigrant Life in Montreal
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