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.

Social Justice As Taught In American Yiddish Schools

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Retired social worker, Dolph Klainberg, recalls the social justice values that his childhood experience in secular Yiddish schools instilled in him. Klainberg sings the Yiddish songs of immigrant solidarity and remembers his anti-oppression education.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Dolph Klainberg.

This excerpt is in English.

Dolph Klainberg was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1940.