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.

What My Zeyde, Solomon Simon, Wanted Us to Know About Judaism

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Daniel Forman, grandson of Yiddish writer Solomon Simon, reflects on the ideological lessons his grandfather meant to pass on about the important aspects of Jewish and Yiddish culture.

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.