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.

Moshe Shklar's Friendships With Famous Yiddish Writers

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Moshe Shklar, Yiddish poet born in Poland, describes his friendships and relationships with a variety of Yiddish writers in Poland.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Moshe Shklar.

This excerpt is in Polish.

Moshe Shklar was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1920. Moshe died in 2014.

This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.