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.

Melbourne Yiddish Theater and Jacob Waislitz

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Helena (Chayele) Jacobs [Storch],Yiddish Actressa describes the Melbourne Yiddish Theater's origins. She also talks about Yiddish actor Jacob Waislitz, and describes working with him on roles.

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.