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.

How Yiddish Dictates Jewish Identity for the Family of Yiddish Writer, Solomon Simon

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Daniel Forman, grandson of Yiddish writer Solomon Simon, considers the role of Yiddish in his Jewish identity, and the Jewish identity and associations of his family as a whole.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Daniel Forman.

This excerpt is in English.

Daniel Forman was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1956.