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.

My Father's (Sholem Shtern) Funeral and The Inconvenient Location of His Grave

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David Shtern, son of Yiddish writer Sholem Shtern, describes his father's well-attended funeral and talks about the inconvenient location of his grave, which is hard to find and not next to David's mother's grave.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with David Shtern.

This excerpt is in English.