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.

Embodied History: The Experience and Impact of the Helix Project

Watch now:

Alana Fichman, Steiner Summer Yiddish Program student, explains how the experience of touring Eastern Europe with the Helix Project allowed them to exercise greater agency in the consideration and development of their Jewish identity.

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.