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.

Remembering Jewish Caricatures in 1930s Nazi Germany

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Jack Apfelbaum, engineer, recalls the street signs in 1930s Germany that taught him at a young age that many people did not like Jews.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jack Apfelbaum.

This excerpt is in English.

Jack Apfelbaum was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1928.