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.

Remembering Yiddish Lectures at the Montreal Jewish Public Library

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Moishe Dolman - political organizer and frequent visitor to the Montreal Jewish Public Library - discusses the lectures he attends at the library, how the lectures have changed over time, and how one volunteer reacted when the library started charging admission to lectures.

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.