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
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.
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
3 min 36 sec
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