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.

Backyard Sock Factory in Carlton: Jewish Neighborhood in Melbourne

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David and Ben Burstin – sons of Bundist Sender Burstin – share their memories of Carlton, a Jewish neighborhood in Melbourne. They describe their house and the local Jewish shops.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with David Burstin and Ben Burstin.

This excerpt is in English and Yiddish.

David Burstin was born in 1937.

Ben Burstin was born in 1931.