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.

Emotional and Intellectual Wealth That Can Feed Everybody: The Role of the Yiddish Book Center

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Minna Barrett, psychology professor and granddaughter of Yiddish actor David Baratz, reflects on the important role the Yiddish Book Center plays in the Jewish cultural world.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Minna Barrett.

This excerpt is in English.