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.

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Adrienne Cooper z"l argues that people are interested in Yiddish today because it helps them to better understand themselves and their cultures. She explains that learning Yiddish can open up a "vista" to a new culture, skill set and world.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Adrienne Cooper.

This excerpt is in English.

Adrienne Cooper was born in Oakland, California in 1946. Adrienne died in 2011.