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.

Sholem Shtern's Politics in "The White House" and other writings

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David Shtern, son of Yiddish writer Sholem Shtern, talks about his fathers politics and idealism in "The White House".

This is an excerpt from an oral history with David Shtern.

This excerpt is in English.