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.
Anabella's Oral History
Anabella, a Yiddish actress, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 16, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
This interview was conducted in Yiddish.
Anabella was born in Czernowitz. Anabella died in 2019.
Video highlights from this oral history
Accidental Yiddish in the Streets: Memories of Growing Up Jewish in Bucharest
1 min 9 sec
Slide 2 of 5
Anabella Recites an Excerpt of the Beys-oylem (Cemetery) Scene from The Dybbuk from Memory
2 min 13 sec
Slide 3 of 5