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

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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.