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.
My Mother Opened A Yiddish Kindergarten
Helena (Chayele) Jacobs [Storch], Yiddish actress, talks about her mother's role in the Melbourne Jewish community. Her mother founded and opened a Yiddish kindergarten with Yasha Sher and Yosef Giligich. This kindergarten eventually grew to be a larger Yiddish school.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Helena (Chayele) Jacobs [Storch].
This excerpt is in Yiddish.
Helena (Chayele) Jacobs [Storch] was born in Kalisz, Poland in 1931.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.