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.

Growing Up With Native Speakers of "Jewish" (Yiddish) in Montreal

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Moishe Dolman - political organizer and frequent visitor to the Montreal Jewish Public Library - remembers the communities of Holocaust survivors, Yiddish speakers from Poland and Hungary, who settled in Montreal.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Moishe Dolman.

This excerpt is in English.

Moishe Dolman was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1952.