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.

Staying With Black Coal Miners in Appalachia

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Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, talks about another travel experience in which Temple's Education department arranged for him and other students to stay with black coal mining families in West Virginia.

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.