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.

Being Dora's Daughter: Bryna Wasserman Reflects

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Bryna Wasserman, executive director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and daughter of Yiddish actress Dora Wasserman, talks about her mother's career and what it was like growing up immersed in theater.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bryna Wasserman.

This excerpt is in English.