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.

The Vilna Troupe: My Grandparents' Involvement in Yiddish Theatre

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Barbara Buloff, daughter of Yiddish actors Joseph Buloff & Luba Kadison, and granddaughter of Leib Kadison, cofounder of the Vilna Troupe, discusses Leib Kadison's background in Europe grandparents' involvement in the Yiddish theatre in Poland, including her grandfather's role in founding the Vilna Troupe.

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

This excerpt is in English.