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 Loved Being a Teacher
Judith Elbaum Schumer, teacher, describes her father, journalist Moshe Elbaum's, intelligence, self-taught background, and love of passing on his knowledge.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Judith Elbaum Schumer.
This excerpt is in English.
Judith Elbaum Schumer was born in Shanghai, China in 1945.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.