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.

What Makes Nigns Magic: Czestochowa Nign

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Yaakov Wasilewicz – Jewish musician – explains what makes a nign magic. He sings a nign that he composed, one that he calls 'Czestochowa Nign'.

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

This excerpt is in English.

Yaakov Wasilewicz was born in Czestowa in 1988.