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 Mikvah at Pride: An Artist Gathering for Water, Solidarity, and Transformation

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  • Rebekah Erev, artist, describes a mikvah they facilitated at Pride in San Francisco as part of their larger film and project Queer Mikvah: A Water Ritual. They explain the many different pieces brought by artists to represent, queer, and reflect on the transformative ritual.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Rebekah Erev.

This excerpt is in English.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

Tell Us Your Story

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Do you (or someone you know) have stories to share about the importance of Yiddish language and culture in your life?