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.

"A Neighborhood Celebration": Street Games and Passover in West Philadelphia

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Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, discusses growing up in a Jewish neighborhood in West Philadelphia and recalls how he and the other kids in the neighborhood created their own Passover traditions.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jerry Weinstein.

This excerpt is in English.

Jerry Weinstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1930.