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.

I Showed Up In A Green Suit: Yiddish Fieldwork in Hasidic Communities

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Jordan Kutzik, translator and Yiddishist, talks about his forays into the Yiddish-speaking communities of Hasidic New York.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jordan Kutzik.

This excerpt is in English.

Jordan Kutzik was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1988.