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.

My Illustrious Family

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Sruli Dresdner talks about his ancestors' professions as wedding cake bakers and snake oil salesmen.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sruli Dresdner.

This excerpt is in English.