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
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.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.