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.

Zalmen Mlotek's Oral History

Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director of the National Yiddish Theater-Folksbine, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on January 28th, 2019, at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, in New York City.

This interview was conducted in English and Yiddish.

Zalmen Mlotek was born in New York, NY in 1951.