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.

Going to Coney Island with Itzik Manger

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Norman, son of the Yiddish writer Leon Feinberg, remembers when Itzik Manger (the writer and close family friend) bought him a lollipop on a trip together to Coney Island.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Norman Feinberg.

This excerpt is in English.

Norman Feinberg was born in Bronx, New York in 1947.