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.

Sholem Asch's Work and View of Women

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David Mazower, great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch, shares his thoughts on which of Asch's writings he finds most compelling, emphasizing the ways in which his writing was ahead of his time.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with David Mazower.

This excerpt is in English.

David Mazower was born in London, England, United KIngdom in 1959.