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 About the Derekh (The Path): Yale Strom on Religion

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Yale Strom, musical performer, artist, and ethnographic collector of Yiddish music, shares his thoughts on religion. As a child, he attended shul with his father because it was a place to socialize and to argue with God, which had a profound effect on his approach to a deity.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Yale (Yitskhok) Strom.

This excerpt is in English.