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.

Find What Makes You Feel Good to Be Alive: Advice from a Centenarian

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Naomi Leaf Halpern, Jewish dancer and centenarian, shares life advice for young people.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Noami Leaf Halpern.

This excerpt is in Yiddish and English.

Noami Leaf Halpern was born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1914.