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.

A "Mizmor L'Dovid" Melody Learned in Cordoba, Spain

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  • Martha Ackelsberg - Professor of Government and the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College - sings Mizmor L'David with a tune she picked up while living in Cordoba, Spain.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Martha Ackelsberg.

This excerpt is in English.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?