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.

"With That Gift Comes Responsibility": Reflections on the Importance of Yiddish

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Aron Gonshor reflects emotionally on the lessons he has learned, concerning the transmission of Yiddish, from his trips to Vienna with The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theater.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Aron Gonshor.

This excerpt is in English.

Aron Gonshor was born in Poland in 1947.