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.

Isaac Becker on the Construction of the Colegio Israelita de Mexico on the Lomas de Vista Hermosa Campus

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  • Isaac Becker, diamond cutter and part of the construction committee of the Colegio Israelita de Mexico, explains the continuation of the process of construction of the school.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Isaac Becker Kabacnik.

This excerpt is in Spanish.

Isaac Becker Kabacnik was born in 1929.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?