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.

Beloved Writers and Musicians

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Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, shares the literature, writers, and musicians that he has held close to his heart, and shares that, as early as childhood, he has always been drawn to the works of Jewish writers and musicians.

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

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

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