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.
Going to the Great Synagogue on the High Holidays
Henryk Robak, a native Yiddish speaker, remembers going to Warsaw's famous Great Synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
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 1 of 6
A Polish-Born Yiddish Speaker Explains the Formation of Post-WWII Jewish Organizations in Poland
4 min 3 sec
Slide 2 of 6