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.

Path Altering Learning: Studying Yiddish with Ruth Wisse and My Great Friendship with Luba Kadison Buloff

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Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director—discusses how a research paper in a class with Ruth Wisse lead to a meaningful friendship with Yiddish actor Luba Kadison Buloff.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Caraid O'Brien.

This excerpt is in English.

Caraid O'Brien was born in Galway, Ireland in 1974.

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

Other video highlights from this oral history