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.

Musical Diversity

Watch now:

  • Klezmer musician Assaf Talmudi tries to explain why diversity in music is important.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Assaf Talmudi.

This excerpt is in English.

Assaf Talmudi was born in 1976 in Petach Tikva, Israel.

This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.

More information about this oral history excerpt

Themes in this oral history excerpt:

  • KlezKanada
  • Yiddish revival and activism
  • Music
  • Klezmer

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.

Tell Us Your Story

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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?