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 Grandchildren Speak Yiddish

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Paula Boltman, former actress in the Melbourne Yiddish theater, talks about her grandchildren, who speak Yiddish as their first language.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Paula Boltman was born in Hamburg, Germany.