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.

Driving Around Town in a Jack Benny Maxwell with Friend

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  • Albert remembers selling custom-made newspapers to pedestrians with his friend Don Bedford. Together they would drive around town in their microphone rigged Jack Benny, using Alberts printing press to make the custom newspapers.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Leonard Strear and Albert Dinner.

This excerpt is in English.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?