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.

Religious vs. Practicing Jews

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Norman explains how neither him nor his brother (famous physicist Gerald Feinberg) or father (Yiddish writer Leon Feinberg) were practicing Jews, but still felt it was possible to live by Jewish values in their day to day lives.

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.