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.
"New York New York": Explained and Sung in Yiddish
Amanda Miryem-Khaye Seigel—actor, singer songwriter, and librarian—explains why she translated "New York New York" into Yiddish and sings a part of it a capella.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel.
This excerpt is in Yiddish.
This interview is part of the Yiddish in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.