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.
My Escape from the Warsaw Ghetto
Henryk Robak, a native Yiddish speaker, remembers his time living in the Warsaw ghetto, and how he escaped.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Henryk Robak.
This excerpt is in Yiddish.
Other video highlights from this oral history
A Polish-Born Yiddish Speaker Explains the Formation of Post-WWII Jewish Organizations in Poland
4 min 3 sec
Slide 2 of 6
My History Teacher was Emanuel Ringelblum: Remembering the Poale Tsion Shule of Pre-War Warsaw
2 min 55 sec
Slide 5 of 6