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.

Learning Yiddish and Love of Words

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Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based on Montreal, talks about how learning Yiddish felt - encountering something special, a world of words.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Henri Oppenheim.

This excerpt is in English.