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.

Solomon Simon's Depression Era Dentistry

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Daniel Forman, grandson of Yiddish writer Solomon Simon, describes his grandfather's charitable dental work during the Depression, and the artwork that served as payment which has been passed down in his family.

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.