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.

Advice to Younger Generations and Yiddish as the Language of Love

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  • Gabriela von Seltmann, Polish artist who explores issues of memory and identity, urges aspiring artists and younger generations to continue doing what they do and explains why she perceives Yiddish as the language of love.

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?