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.

Shirley Zaft Benyas's Oral History

Shirley Zaft Benyas, singer and Yiddish theater actress, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 29, 2016 in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.

Artifacts related to this oral history