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"
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.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
On Visiting Vilna, Where My Father, Great Yiddish Poet Avrom Sutzkever Wrote
1 min 30 sec
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