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.

The Future of Yiddish: Are We Laughing With Yiddish Or Laughing At Yiddish?

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Moishe Dolman - political organizer and frequent visitor to the Montreal Jewish Public Library - assesses the state of Yiddish today, drawing on examples from Yiddish theater, stories, and humor.

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.