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.

Yiddish Literature: It Is All Connected

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Paul Buhle, author and social historian, describes aspects of Yiddish literature that fascinate him, such as its search for political progress.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Paul Buhle was born in Urbana, Illinois in 1944.