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-Folksbiene, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on September 24th, 2019 in New York City. This interview is a musical addendum of an earlier interview.

This interview was conducted in Yiddish.

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