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.

South Philly's Jewish Shopping District

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David Berg, a South Philadelphia native, remembers the shops and vendors of his childhood growing up in the city's Jewish neighborhood.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with David Berg.

This excerpt is in English.

David Berg was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1948.