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.

A Short History of Ottawa

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Haim Gunner gives a short lesson on the history of the Canadian city Ottawa. He remembers what it was like to grow up there as a Jewish kid.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Haim Gunner.

This excerpt is in English.

Haim Gunner was born in 1924.

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