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 LIterature as Part of Larger Western Tradition

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Ted Steinberg, Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Fredonia, speaks about his current project of getting Yiddish literature recognized as world literature and the connections to the great Yiddish writers and the Western Canon.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Theodore (Ted) Steinberg.

This excerpt is in English.

Theodore (Ted) Steinberg was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1947.