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 First Impressions of the Yiddish Book Center

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Irena Klepfisz, lesbian poet and writer, remembers her first visit to the Yiddish Book Center.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Irena Klepfisz.

This excerpt is in English.