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.
Yiddish's Return to Mainstream American Jewish Culture
Sebastian Schulman, Translation Project Coordinator at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses the new directions in which secular Yiddish culture is heading and how these changes will affect the language's role in American Jewish identity.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sebastian Schulman.
This excerpt is in English.
Sebastian Schulman was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Transmission and Transformation: Working with the Jewish Community in Moldova
5 min 34 sec
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