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.

Blowing Up a Prison Ship

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Paul Kaye, Navy veteran and officer on the Haganah ship Hatikvah, explains how the capture of the ship Exodus led him and his crew mates to blow up a British prison ship.

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.