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 Naomi Leaf Halpern.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?