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.

Lea Szlanger's Oral History

Lea Szlanger, a Yiddish actress born in Poland, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 12, 2014 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

Lea Szlanger was born in Kalisz, Poland in 1932.