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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.

Poking Fun At Anti-Semitism With Philip Roth and Saul Bellow

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Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, discusses why he identifies so strongly with the works of Philip Roth and Saul Bellow.

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.