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.
The Shooting and the Strike: Stories From My Great-Grandfathers Who Worked At The Forward Yiddish Newspaper
Eli Bromberg, a former Steiner student at the Yiddish Book Center, relates two stories about ancestors of his who worked at the Jewish Daily Forward.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Eli Bromberg.
This excerpt is in English.
Eli Bromberg was born in North Tarrytown, New York in 1980.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
The Rejection Letter: Abe Cahan Rejected Offer To Have My Great-Great-Uncle Shmuel Niger Write For The Forverts
2 min 7 sec
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Is Yiddish Dead? Not A Question We Need To Waste Too Much Time Thinking About
2 min 44 sec
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