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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.

A Project to Combine Yiddish Songs and African American Spirituals

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Anthony Russell, singer, explains his current project, which combines Yiddish songs and African American spirituals that share similar themes.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Anthony Russell was born in Texas in 1979.