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.

Living in Jerusalem and Working for Schalom Ben-Chorin

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Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, describes his time in Jerusalem, which included working for his personal hero, Schalom Ben-Chorin.

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.