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.

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Eli Bromberg, a former Steiner student at the Yiddish Book Center, describes his year living in Japan, and attending High Holiday services at the only synagogue in Kobe.

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.