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.

"Making a Space for Progressive Judaism": Yiddish and Queer Yiddishkayt Workshops at UC Berkeley

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Alana Fichman, Steiner Summer Yiddish Program student, discusses how they began exploring Yiddish in response to what they perceived as a lack of progressive Jewish discourse on her college campus.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Alana Fichman.

This excerpt is in English.

Alana Fichman was born in Santa Rosa, California in 1991.