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.
Deportation train stopped by the Underground youth
Micha Eisenstorg tells the amazing story of how his father-in-law with 250 other Jews escaped the Nazi's in Belgium while riding on a deportation train that was stopped by the Underground.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Micha Eisenstorg.
This excerpt is in English.
Micha Eisenstorg was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1946.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.