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.

Reading Celia Dropkin's Poem Tsu May Zun (To My Son)

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Ruth Dropkin, daughter-in-law of Celia Dropkin, reads and discusses several of Celia Dropkin's poems.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Ruth (Warshavsky Zeitlin) Dropkin.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

Ruth (Warshavsky Zeitlin) Dropkin was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1918. Ruth (Warshavsky Zeitlin) died in 2020.