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.
Jews and Cartoons: Leela Corman Reflects
Leela Corman, graphic artist, considers the extensive history of Jewish graphic artists and where she fits into that.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Leela Corman.
This excerpt is in English.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Jews and Cartoons: Leela Corman Reflects2 minutes 5 seconds
Exploring My Family's History In My Art2 minutes 31 seconds
The Last Vestige of Yiddish For Me3 minutes 3 seconds
My Grandfather's Story of Survival4 minutes 29 seconds
Absorbing Trauma by Osmosis: Holocaust Memory Across Generations5 minutes 30 seconds
"In Some Ways I'm Just Faking It": Behind Details of Leela Corman's Unterzakhn2 minutes 21 seconds
"Who Your People Are Shifts": The Multifaceted Nature of American Identity1 minute 56 seconds
About the Wexler Oral History Project
Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.
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