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.

“They Would Speak and You Would Listen”: Yiddish Actors, Joseph Buloff and Luba Kadison

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Barbara Buloff, daughter of Yiddish actors Joseph Buloff & Luba Kadison, and granddaughter of Leib Kadison, cofounder of the Vilna Troupe, shares memories of seeing her parents perform and describes the power and intensity of their performances.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Barbara Buloff.

This excerpt is in English.