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.

Connection to the Concept of Gilgul

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Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, explains why the concept of "gilgul," explained to him by a rabbi, resonates with him and helps him think about his fascination with Judaism and Jewish history.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Uwe von Seltmann was born in Musen, Germany in 1964.