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.

Negotiating Chinese, Jewish, and American Values

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Mei Li Isaacson, 2012 January term Yiddish student, compares Chinese and Jewish cultural values and reflects on how growing up in an American household has shaped her beliefs.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Mei Li Isaacson.

This excerpt is in English.

Mei Li Isaacson was born in China in 1992.