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.

Why Should You Read David Bergelson?

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Harriet Murav, translator of Yiddish literature, describes her experience reading and studying Ukrainian-born Yiddish writer David Bergelson.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Harriet Murav.

This excerpt is in English.