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.

"I Was a Victim of the Lesson Plan": Learning Resistance in School

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Jules Feiffer, Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and writer, recalls the lessons he learned at school as a child, most of which were not part of his teachers' curriculum.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jules Feiffer.

This excerpt is in English.

This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.