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.

Chopin Nocture

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Adrian Silver, professional dancer and Yiddish activist, describes his scholarly thesis that combines music, dance, and the poetry of Jacob Glatstein. He reads Glatstein's poem, and a major part of Silver's thesis project, Chopin Nocture.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Adrian Silver.

This excerpt is in English and Yiddish.