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.

Connecting to the Old Testament: Reading an Illustrated Bible from the 19th Century with My Great-Grandmother

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Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, describes his memory of reading from his great-grandmother's 19th century illustrated Bible.

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.