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.

A Favorite Nign Learned at the Lauder Jewish Summer Camp in Poland

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Yaakov Wasilewicz, Jewish musician, sings one of his favorite nign (wordless melodies). He learned this one at the Lauder Jewish Summer Camp as a boy in Poland.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Yaakov Wasilewicz.

This excerpt is in English.

Yaakov Wasilewicz was born in Czestowa in 1988.