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.

Speaking Directly to the Bubbies: Transmission Between Jewish Lesbian Writers and Yiddish Poetesses

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Zohar Weiman-Kelman--scholar of Queer Studies, Yiddish Studies, and Jewish literature--discusses how they found the intersections between Queer Studies and Yiddish Studies in the nuances of cultural transmission, encountering the role of lesbian Jewish writers and anthologists in linking to a Yiddish past.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Zohar Weiman-Kelman.

This excerpt is in English.

Zohar Weiman-Kelman was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1982.