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.

Shura Grinhoyz-Turkow's Oral History

Shura Grinhoyz-Turkow - Yiddish actress and activist born in Bialystok, now living in Israel - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 16, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Shura Grinhoyz-Turkow was born in Bialystok, Poland in 1925. Shura died in 2020.