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.
Why Stay in Poland After World War Two?
Henryk Robak, a native Yiddish speaker, gives his reasons for staying in Poland, even after surviving the Holocaust.
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
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My History Teacher was Emanuel Ringelblum: Remembering the Poale Tsion Shule of Pre-War Warsaw
2 min 55 sec
Slide 3 of 6