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.

"That feeling, that people have been doing this for thousands of years"

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Miriam Oles, granddaughter of Yiddish writer Eliezer Schindler, speaks about the fulfilling feeling of connection that comes from participating in and preserving the Jewish tradition, and the sense of wisdom that accompanies it.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Miriam Oles.

This excerpt is in English.

Miriam Oles was born in United States in 1947.