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.

Grandmother's Jewishness: Warm, Strong, and Tasty!

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Klezmer musician Henri Oppenheim talks about his grandmother and how she helped shape his Jewish upbringing.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Henri Oppenheim.

This excerpt is in English.