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.

Remembering an "Education By Way of the Library"

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Jules Feiffer, Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist and writer, recalls spending time at his neighborhood's public library, and finding inspiration that could not be found elsewhere.

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.

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