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.

Reflection on Transmission of Jewish Identity and Culture

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Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, discusses his connection to Jewish identity, and the need to transmit the culture.

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

This excerpt is in English.