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.

Choreographing and Performing Dances about the Women of the Tanakh

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Naomi Leaf Halpern, Jewish dancer and centenarian, describes the dances about the women of the Bible which she developed and choreographed, then performed all over the world.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Noami Leaf Halpern.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Noami Leaf Halpern was born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1914.