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.

Shirley Cohen Steinberg Performs Yossele Rosenblatt's "Shema"

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Shirley Cohen Steinberg, writer and director of Yiddish plays, performs her rendition of the famous cantors Yossele Rosenblatt's "Shema."

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Shirley Cohen Steinberg.

This excerpt is in English and Hebrew.

Shirley Cohen Steinberg was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1926.