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.

They didn't hit us too much in Kheyder (Cheder)

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Sruli Dresdner describes the Chasidic kheder he attended as a child in Queens, explaining that he did not get hit too much.

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

This excerpt is in English.