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.

"I felt like I couldn't trust the rabbi anymore": When Hebrew Pronunciation Changed

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Hankus Netsky laments how the pronunciation of Hebrew prayers was changed.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Hankus Netsky.

This excerpt is in English.

Hankus Netsky was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1955.