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Thumbnail image for Tilting at Windmills: Keeping Faith in Yiddish Theater
  • Allen Lewis Rickman, Yiddish actor, describes how he sees the future of Yiddish theater by comparing it to the adventures of Don Quixote.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Singing A Song from Sholem Aleichem
  • Shirley Zaft Benyas, singer and Yiddish theater actress, sings a song written by Sholem Aleichem.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Paula Boltman, former actress in the Melbourne Yiddish theater, talks about her grandchildren, who speak Yiddish as their first language.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for I Saw All of Them; I Wouldn't Miss Them:" Yiddish Theatre and Film
  • Selma Gordon, a retired school aide, talks about going to Yiddish theatre and film productions as a child.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Popcorn and Fundraising at Intermission: Memories of New York Yiddish and English Theaters and Movie Houses
  • Fay Webern, New York City native and writer of historical, literary non-fiction, describes two of the movie theaters that she attended regularly as a child, and shares the story of her mother collecting dishes at the Palestine Theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for New Yiddish Rep: Playing to a 21st Century Audience
  • New Yiddish Rep director David Mandelbaum discusses the theater's current production, Awake and Sing!
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Memories of A Great Yiddish Theater in Bialystok
  • Shura Grinhoyz-Turkow—Yiddish actress and activist born in Bialystok, now living in Israel—describes the Yiddish theater community in Bialystok before the Holocaust.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Memories of the 2nd Avenue Yiddish Theater
  • Shirley Cohen Steinberg, writer and director of Yiddish plays, describes her experiences going to the Yiddish theater on 2nd Avenue as a child.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for  “Above the Town”: A Yiddish-Norwegian Cabaret
  • Bente Kahan, Jewish-Norwegian performing artist, on the Yiddish-Norwegian Cabaret in 1983 that brought her back to the theater.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "Everything Stems from The Dybbuk": Impact of the Yiddish and Theater on My Life
  • Lester Thomas Shane, son of Yiddish actor Sam Shane, talks about Yiddish theater as the root of his identity and the process of learning Yiddish later in life.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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