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.

Boris Aronson’s Funny Stories about Maurice Schwartz and Distance from Yiddish Theater

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Marc Aronson, son of Yiddish theater set designers Boris and Lisa Aronson, shares some funny stories that his father used to tell about working with Maurice Schwartz.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Marc Aronson.

This excerpt is in English.