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.

Avrom Sutzkever's Poem "Shpiltsayg"

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Mira (Mirele) Sutzkever, daughter of Yiddish poet Avrom Sutzkever, reads her father's poem "Shpiltsayg" (Plaything).

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Mira (Mirele) Sutzkever.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.