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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.

“The Masters”: Prof. Ken Moss Shares His Yiddish Role Models

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Ken (Binyomen) Moss—director of Jewish Studies Program and Assistant Professor in Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University—describes several of his Yiddish models, including authors and Yiddishists.

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.