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.

Advice for Future Yiddish Theater

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Yelena Shmulenson – NY-based Yiddish actress from the Former Soviet Union – offers her advice in regards to Yiddish theater. Her advice includes how to improve one's Yiddish for performing and how one can promote and create new Yiddish theater.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Yelena Shmulenson.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Yelena Shmulenson was born in Belarus.