International Yiddish Conference & Retreat

Temma Schaechter: Performer, Di Shekhter Tekhter

Temma Schaechter

TEMMA SCHAECHTER, the younger of “Di Shekhter tekhter”, has performed since she was five. She is featured in the musical revue, Our Zeydas and Bubbas as Children, and in the new film based on that revue, When Our Bubbas and Zeydas Were Young: The Schaechter Sisters on Stage. In 2010, she premiered in her first solo show, in which she portrays characters from the Yiddish song book. Her rendition of “Old MacDonald” in Yiddish has been written up in the New York Daily News and the Jewish Forward.