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.

He Says, "I'm Joining the Navy, Paul, Come On!"

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Paul Kaye, Navy veteran and officer on the Haganah ship Hatikvah, describes his desire to join the Marines and a friend at the recruitment office who encouraged him to join the Navy.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Paul Kaye.

This excerpt is in English.

Paul Kaye was born in New York, New York in 1967.