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.

“What Culture War?": Yiddish and Hebrew As Part of the Same Modernization Project

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Ken (Binyomen) Moss—director of Jewish Studies Program and Assistant Professor in Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University—explains why he does not subscribe to the "culture war" between Yiddish and Hebrew, arguing that speakers of both languages have much in common.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Ken (Binyomen) Moss.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Ken (Binyomen) Moss was born in New Jersey in 1974.