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.

History of Yiddish Radio in Melbourne

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Alex Dafner—Yiddish radio show host in Melbourne, Australia—talks about the history of Yiddish radio in Melbourne. He describes the early beginning of the ethnic radio programs, how the Yiddish programs evolved over time and who, today, is involved with the Yiddish radio.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Alex Dafner.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Alex Dafner was born in Lodz, Poland in 1949.