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.

You are Klezmer the moment you can carry just one simple tune

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Assaf Talmudi explains that he likes folk music and especially Klezmer music because you can take part in it on many levels, which allows new musicians to participate.

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.