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.

The Last Vestige of Yiddish For Me

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Leela Corman, graphic artist, discusses the influence of Yiddish in her daily speech and describes the process of writing Yiddish-inflected dialogue for her graphic novel, Unterzakhn.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Leela Corman.

This excerpt is in English.

Leela Corman was born in Massachusetts in 1972.