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.

Values From Secular My Jewish Parents: Find Out What's Going On In The World

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Alex Lauterbach talks about his parents' emphasis on critical thinking and inquiry, how they encouraged him to explore the world and make up his mind only after learning about things.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Alex Lauterbach.

This excerpt is in English.

Alex Lauterbach was born in 1923.