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.
What is the Future of Yiddish Theater?
Edna Nahshon, expert of Jewish Theater and professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, gives some insight on the future of Yiddish theater.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Edna Nahshon.
This excerpt is in English.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
The Importance of Theater and Music to Jewish Life in New York in the Early 20th Century
2 min 31 sec
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The Tension Between My Yiddish-Speaking Stepfather, Dovid Aidelman, and My German-Speaking Mother
2 min 59 sec
Slide 3 of 6