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.

1920 Pogrom in Zamosc, Poland

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Mark Gerstein, z"l - former high school history teacher and Wexler Oral History Project volunteer - describes how his father experienced a pogrom in Zamosc, Poland in 1920.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Mark Gerstein.

This excerpt is in English.

Mark Gerstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1949. Mark died in 2013.

Other video highlights from this oral history