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.

Father's Interest in Japan

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Marc Aronson, son of Yiddish theater set designers Boris and Lisa Aronson, discusses his father's admiration of Japanese art, and discusses the positive response that his parents received in Japan for Fiddler on the Roof.

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

This excerpt is in English.