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.
My Father Got a Rare Interview with Anthony Eden on the Train
Judith Elbaum Schumer describes her father, Moshe Elbaum's, work as a Yiddish journalist in pre-war Poland and how he used he managed to interview British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden.
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.