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 Mission To Tell the Truth": My Grandfather Isaac Babel's writing

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Andrei Malaev-Babel considers his grandfather, Isaac Babel's, cultural mission and his inability to write anything but the truth.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Andrei Malaev-Babel.

This excerpt is in English.

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