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.

It's Important To Know History, and Then Forget It

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Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, muses on the role of history in cultural revival.

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

This excerpt is in English.