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.

"It Ain't Your Bubbie's Yiddish Anymore": Eleanor Reissa Reflects on the Yiddish Artistic World Today

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Eleanor Reissa, singer, expresses her excitement at how young people are finding new ways of connecting to Yiddish culture and devising new strategies for its revival.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Eleanor Reissa.

This excerpt is in English.

Eleanor Reissa was born in Brooklyn, New York.