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.

Controversies Around Sholem Asch's Work

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David Mazower, BBC journalist, shares family stories passed down about his great-grandfather, the famous (and famously controversial) Yiddish writer Sholem Asch.

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.