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.

Singing Chad Gadya in Yiddish and Ladino

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  • Boris Rubinstein sings part of the traditional Passover song in two languages.

This interview was conducted in English.

Boris Rubinstein was born in 1945 in Mexico City, Mexico.

More information about this oral history excerpt

Themes in this oral history excerpt:

  • song, singing
  • Music
  • Pesakh, Passover
  • Other languages
  • Yiddish language

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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