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.
"Ineffable and Intangible": Yiddish Literature
Sean Sidky, 2011 Steiner Summer Program student, explains his love of the Yiddish language, particularly the literature of David Bergelson.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sean Sidky.
This excerpt is in English.
Sean Sidky was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1989.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
"It's one of the most beautiful stories I've ever read": Research and Love of Yiddish writer David Bergelson
3 min 28 sec
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