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.

Bainbridge Avenue: A Micro-neighborhood of Yiddish Culture in the Bronx

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Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman z"l - Yiddish poet and songwriter - describes the Sholem Aleichem Folk Shul, now a cultural center, and the community of Yiddish-speaking families on Bainbridge Avenue in the Bronx.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman was born in Vienna, Austria in 1920. Beyle died in 2013.