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.

"Under Jewish Jurisdiction:" Rescue by the Jewish Underground in Poland

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Israel Milkow, a retired IT professional, recounts his rescue by members of the Jewish underground in Warsaw and Lodz after the dissolution of his refugee camp.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Israel Milkow.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

Israel Milkow was born in Slonim, Poland in 1935.