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.

"Tell the True Story About You and Yiddish": Advice for Newcomers to Contemporary Jewish Music

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Pavel Lion aka Psoy Korolenko, singer-songwriter, says that musicians should not let their lack of Yiddish knowledge stop them from exploring and experimenting with the Jewish music scene.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Pavel Lion (Psoy Korolenko).

This excerpt is in English.

Pavel Lion (Psoy Korolenko) was born in Moscow, Russia.