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.
"A Slice of Life": Why I Love Yiddish Literature
Judith Klau, English teacher, explains why Yiddish literature means so much to her.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Judith Klau.
This excerpt is in English.
Judith Klau was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1935.
Other video highlights from this oral history
"How do we let them know we are Jewish?": Fostering Jewish Identity at the Groton School
2 min 44 sec
Slide 9 of 11
"Lomir Zikh Iberbetn (Let's Forgive Each Other)": A Favorite Yiddish Song
2 min 13 sec
Slide 2 of 11
Yiddish (and the Yiddish Book Center) as Part of the American Jewish Future
1 min 37 sec
Slide 4 of 11