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.

Poetry as Music

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Maia Evrona, poet and translator of Yiddish poetry, speaks about performing live readings of poetry and the similarities of musical performance.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Maia Evrona.

This excerpt is in English.