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.

Positive Effects of Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow on Jewish-Polish Relations

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  • Gabriela von Seltmann, Polish artist who explores issues of memory and identity, discusses the positive effects that the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow has had on Jewish-Polish relations.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Gabriela von Seltmann.

This excerpt is in English.

This interview is part of the series.

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?