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.

Itzhak Luden's Early Life: Pre WWII Interview Highlights

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  • Itzhak Luden, z"l, longtime Lebns-Fragn (Yiddish Bundish journal) editor, shares highlights from his early life in Poland before the outbreak of World War Two.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Itzhak Luden.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.

Itzhak Luden was born in Poland. Itzhak, z"l, died in 2017.

This interview is part of the series.

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?