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.

My Grandfather's Books: Solomon Simon's Literary Legacy

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Daniel Forman, grandson of Yiddish writer Solomon Simon, discusses his grandfather's bibliography - from influential, educational books for children, to deeply analytical works on Jewish thought.

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.