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 Fiddler Plays," A Translation of Avrom Sutzkever's Poem

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Maia Evrona, poet and translator of Yiddish poetry, recites one of her favorite poems, "The Fiddler Plays" - which she translated from Avrom Sutzkever's collection, Poems from My Diary/Lider fun Togbukh.

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

This excerpt is in English.