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.

Unfortunately There are Too Many People Like Me: The Importance of Yiddish

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Musician Michael Winograd laments the fact that so few Klezmer musicians, himself included, speak Yiddish.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Michael Winograd.

This excerpt is in English.

Michael Winograd was born in Long Island, New York.