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.

On Working With Ida Kaminska in Sydney, Australia

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Paula Boltman, former actress in the Melbourne Yiddish theater, describes meeting and performing with Yiddish actress Ida Kaminska. Kaminska directed some of the plays Paula performed in, including a production in Sydney.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Paula Boltman.

This excerpt is in English.

Paula Boltman was born in Hamburg, Germany.