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.

Selwyn (Zelig) Freed's Oral History

Selwyn (Zelig) Freed, son of Yiddish theater actors Celia Adler and Lazar Freed, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 24, 2016, in Larchmont, NY.

This interview was conducted in English.

Selwyn (Zelig) Freed was born in Odessa in 1917. Selwyn (Zelig) died in 2016.