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 Steiner Student's Day
Alana Fichman, Steiner Summer Yiddish Program student, describes what a typical day in the program is like, from living with their peers in the Hampshire College dorms to the various classes and programming designed to introduce students to the Yiddish language and culture.
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.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.