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.

Memories of Yiddish Theatre in Israel in the 1950s and 1960s

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Barbara Buloff, daughter of Yiddish actors Joseph Buloff & Luba Kadison, and granddaughter of Leib Kadison, cofounder of the Vilna Troupe, describes her memories of spending months in Israel with her parents while her father performed in plays there, including seeing pictures of her father all over kiosks and being referred to as "Bat shel Buloff."

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

This excerpt is in English.