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.

Making "Boris Dorfman: A Mentsh"

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Uwe von Seltmann, German author and journalist, explains his and Gabi's decision to make the Boris Dorfman documentary and describes the process of making it, including Boris Dorfman's reaction after the premiere.

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.