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.

The Molly Picon Room

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Jack Lebewohl, owner of 2nd Ave Deli in New York City, tells the story of the room in the deli his brother had named for Molly Picon.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jack Lebewohl.

This excerpt is in English.