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.

Who is the Audience for Yiddish Music?: Anthony Russell Responds

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Anthony Russell, singer, addresses a common question about his music by comparing Yiddish to the biblical phrase about the Torah being on earth, not in heaven.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Anthony Russell was born in Texas in 1979.