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.

"I Like What's Happening in the Klezmer World": Reflections on the State of Jewish Music and KlezKanada

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Cantor Jack "Jackie" Mendelson—New York cantor and recording artist— discusses his excitement about klezmer music today.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Cantor Jack "Jackie" Mendelson.

This excerpt is in English.