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.

Visiting the Yiddish Book Center with My Yiddish-Speaking Grandson

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Paula Boltman, former actress in the Melbourne Yiddish theater, remembers going to the Yiddish Book Center with her Yiddish-speaking 6 year old grandson for a week-long program. She remembers Aaron Lansky's lectures and some other activities.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Paula Boltman was born in Hamburg, Germany.