Miryem Khaye Seigel is visiting Australia from New York where she works in the Jewish section of the city’s public library. She is also a Yiddish researcher, scholar, actor and a fine singer and composer of Yiddish songs in a traditional style. Alex Dafner speaks with Miryem about all these pursuits and activities here and in America. Interview is in Yiddish.
Ms.Seigel is currently working on the research project “The Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish
Theater”, as the 2011-2012 Joseph Kremen Memorial Fellow at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.