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.

"Hop! Mayne Hamentashen": A Live Performance of a Yiddish Folksong

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Sue Ehrlich—New York native, Yiddish activist, and artist—sings Yiddish folk Purim song about gathering the ingredients for and preparing homentashen.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Sue Ehrlich.

This excerpt is in English and Yiddish.

Sue Ehrlich was born in New York, New York in 1928.

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