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.

The Plateau: Memories of a Jewish Neighborhood in Montreal

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Hyman Batalion, Yiddish speaker and Montreal native, describes the Montreal neighborhood he grew up in.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Hyman Batalion.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.