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.

Hebrew vs. Yiddish

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Sophia Holtz explains the nostalgia of learning a new language, and the relationship between Hebrew and Yiddish.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sophia Holtz.

This excerpt is in English.

Sophia Holtz was born in New York, New York in 1989.

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