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.

Klezmer Music Helped Me Discover the Creative Power of Yiddish

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Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature Professor, explains how her love of klezmer music led her to see the importance of the Yiddish within Jewish culture.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss was born in New Jersey in 1973.