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.
Only Hebrew Allowed
Musician Assaf Talmudi explains that his parents grew up in Israel speaking only Hebrew, despite the fact that their parents' spoke fluent Yiddish.
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.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.