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 Aesthetics of Judaism and Jewish Music

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Pete Rushefsky, executive director of the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, speaks about the undervalued importance of a Jewish aesthetics in both music and Jewish culture at-large.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Pete Rushefsky.

This excerpt is in English.

Pete Rushefsky was born in Rochester, NY in 1970.