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 History Teacher was Emanuel Ringelblum: Remembering the Poale Tsion Shule of Pre-War Warsaw
Henryk Robak, a native Yiddish speaker, describes his time in a Warsaw Jewish school during childhood, where his teachers included the celebrated historian, social worker and activist Emanuel Ringelblum.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Henryk Robak.
This excerpt is in Yiddish.
Other video highlights from this oral history
"To Whom Can We Transmit the Yiddish Language?”: Jewish Cultural Programming in Contemporary Wroclaw
2 min 35 sec
Slide 2 of 6
A Polish-Born Yiddish Speaker Explains the Formation of Post-WWII Jewish Organizations in Poland
4 min 3 sec
Slide 3 of 6