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.

Anthony Russell On Meeting Isabel Belarsky, Daughter of Singer Sidor Belarsky

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Anthony Russell, singer, remembers going with his friend Shane Baker to meet Isabel Belarsky, the daughter of Yiddish singer Sidor Belarsky, whose music Anthony sings. Anthony describes how Isabel's support affirms his work with Yiddish music.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Anthony Russell.

This excerpt is in English.

Anthony Russell was born in Texas in 1979.