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.

Connecting with Jewish folk music

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musician Assaf Talmudi explains that he started playing Klezmer music because it felt unauthentic to play folk music from other cultures.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Assaf Talmudi.

This excerpt is in English.

Assaf Talmudi was born in Petach Tikva, Israel in 1976.