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 Cohen Steinberg's Oral History

Shirley Cohen Steinberg, writer and director of Yiddish plays, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on November 3rd, 2016, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish and English.

Shirley Cohen Steinberg was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1926.

Artifacts related to this oral history