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.

Evolution of Kazimierz and Discrepancies Between History and Current Neighborhood

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Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, describes the neighborhood of Kazimierz as it stands now, and discusses the discrepancies that bother him between the neighborhood's rich Jewish past and its current state.

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.