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.

Distance from History

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Professor Cecile Kuznitz discusses her research of YIVO and explains that enough time has now passed to write a history of pre-war YIVO.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Cecile Kuznitz.

This excerpt is in English.

Cecile Kuznitz was born in New York, New York in 1967.