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.

July 18, 1994: Memories of the AMIA Bombing in Buenos Aires

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  • Abraham Lichtenbaum - Yiddish teacher and director of the IWO (aka YIVO, Yiddish Research Institute) in Buenos Aires, Argentina - tells how, through a quirk of scheduling, he was out of the office when it was destroyed in the AMIA Bombing.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Dana Szeflan-Bell.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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