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 Bob Dylan of the Shtetl

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Seth Rogovoy, pop-culture critic and historian, speaks about a historical figure who in many ways mirrored the life and career of American singer songwriter Bob Dylan.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Seth Rogovoy.

This excerpt is in English.

Seth Rogovoy was born in Jackson Heights, New York in 1960.