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.

Nahum Stutchkoff, renowned Yiddish linguist, and His Career on the WEVD Yiddish Radio

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Alec Burko - graduate student and staff member at the Yiddish Forverts - discusses the work of Nahum Stutchkoff, who hosted several shows on the radio station WEVD and compiled a Yiddish thesaurus.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Alec (Leyzer) Burko.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Alec (Leyzer) Burko was born in Carbondale, Illinois in 1978.