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 Yiddish Trick
Robert Epstein, educator, tells a story about how he convinced Yiddish speakers to think he was fluent by memorizing a poem.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Robert Epstein.
This excerpt is in English.
Robert Epstein was born in New York, New York in 1927.