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.
Advice to Yiddish Students: Trust Your Relationship With Yiddish
Mei Li Isaacson, 2012 January term Yiddish student, advises Yiddish students to be confident in how they relate to the language.
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.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.
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