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.

"There are Ways": Complicated Status of Yiddish in Israel

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Diego Rotman - scholar and artist with a special interest in the Yiddish theater duo Dzigan and Schumacher - talks about the status of Yiddish in Israel, from his perspective.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Diego Rotman.

This excerpt is in Spanish.