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.
"I met a kid today who believes in God!"
Jeff Warschauer describes growing up in a non-religious family and his interest as a teenager in Jewish topics. He then "filled in the gaps" in his Jewish knowledge when he began to play Jewish music.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jeff Warschauer.
This excerpt is in English.
Jeff Warschauer was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1959.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
'It's Some Kind of Tikkun Olam (Healing of the World)': Resolving a Klezmer Controversy
2 min 3 sec
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